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inclusion

[ in-kloo-zhuhn ]
/ ɪnˈklu ʒən /
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noun
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Origin of inclusion

First recorded in 1590–1600; def. 9 was first recorded in 1945–50; from Latin inclūsiōn- (stem of inclūsiō ) “a shutting in,” equivalent to inclūs(us) (see incluse) + -iōn- noun suffix (see -ion)

OTHER WORDS FROM inclusion

non·in·clu·sion, nounpre·in·clu·sion, nounre·in·clu·sion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for inclusion

inclusion
/ (ɪnˈkluːʒən) /

noun
the act of including or the state of being included
something included
geology a solid fragment, liquid globule, or pocket of gas enclosed in a mineral or rock
maths
  1. the relation between two sets that obtains when all the members of the first are members of the secondSymbol: XY
  2. strict inclusion or proper inclusion the relation that obtains between two sets when the first includes the second but not vice versaSymbol: XY
engineering a foreign particle in a metal, such as a particle of metal oxide
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Medical definitions for inclusion

inclusion
[ ĭn-klōōzhən ]

n.
A nonliving mass, such as a droplet of fat, in the cytoplasm of a cell.
The process by which a foreign or heterogenous structure is misplaced in another tissue.
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