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Meaning of INCLUSION

Pronunciation:  in'kloozhun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of including
  2. [n]  any small intracellular body found within another (characteristic of certain diseases); "an inclusion in the cytoplasm of the cell"
  3. [n]  the relation of comprising something; "he admired the inclusion of so many ideas in such a short work"
  4. [n]  the state of being included

INCLUSION is a 9 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: cellular inclusion, comprehension, inclusion body
 Antonyms: exclusion
 See Also: body, cancer body, comprehension, embrace, encompassment, incorporation, increase, involvement, plasmid, Russell's body, situation, state of affairs, step-up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*clu"sion\, n. [L. inclusio: cf. F. inclusion. See
1. The act of including, or the state of being included;
   limitation; restriction; as, the lines of inclusion of his
   policy. --Sir W. Temple.

2. (Min.) A foreign substance, either liquid or solid,
   usually of minute size, inclosed in the mass of a mineral.

 Definition: an intentional cultural association, such as grave-goods with a burial.
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