- Inclusion is defined as the state of being included or being made a part of something.
- When a book covers many different ideas and subjects, it is an example of the inclusion of many ideas.
- When multiple people are all invited to be part of a group, this is an example of the inclusion of many different people.
- an including or being included
- something included; specif.,
- a solid, liquid, or gaseous foreign substance encased in mineral or rock
- Biol. a separate body, as a grain of starch, within the protoplasm of a cell
Origin: L inclusio from inclusus, past participle of includere: see include
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- The act of including or the state of being included.
- Something included.
- Geology A solid, liquid, or gaseous foreign body enclosed in a mineral or rock.
- Biology A nonliving mass, such as a droplet of fat, in the cytoplasm of a cell.
- Computer Science A logical operation that assumes the second statement of a pair is true if the first one is true.
Origin: Latin inclūsiō, inclūsiōn-, from inclūsus, past participle of inclūdere, to enclose; see include.
- in·cluˈsion·arˌy adjective
inclusion - Medical Definition
- 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.