[ in-kloo-zhuh n ]
/ ɪnˈklu ʒən /
the act of including.
the state of being included.
something that is included.
Biology. a body suspended in the cytoplasm, as a granule.
Mineralogy. a solid body or a body of gas or liquid enclosed within the mass of a mineral.
Logic, Mathematics. the relationship between two sets when the second is a subset of the first.
Words nearby inclusion
Origin of inclusion
OTHER WORDS FROM inclusionnon·in·clu·sion, nounpre·in·clu·sion, nounre·in·clu·sion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for noninclusion
/ (ɪnˈkluːʒən) /
the act of including or the state of being included
geology a solid fragment, liquid globule, or pocket of gas enclosed in a mineral or rock
- the relation between two sets that obtains when all the members of the first are members of the secondSymbol: X ⊆ Y
- strict inclusion or proper inclusion the relation that obtains between two sets when the first includes the second but not vice versaSymbol: X ⊂ Y
engineering a foreign particle in a metal, such as a particle of metal oxide
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Medical definitions for noninclusion
[ ĭn-klōō′zhən ]
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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