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Synonyms for infolding

the folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in the surface

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Studies have focused on hippocampal infolding or the existence of IHI in different populations.
There are a number of studies evaluating hippocampal shape and development in the literature (1, 5, 13-16), which show that HIA increases gradually to a horizontal position from a vertical one over the course of hippocampal infolding.
4, 6, 28, 31) The regulation of tension across the myodural bridge as a spinal cord stabilizer may prevent dural infolding, reducing stimulation of nociceptive pain mechanisms.
4-9, 38, 39) In a study of 20 cadavers, Nakagawa reported that cervical cephalocaudal stresses may be due to the parallel orientation of elastin fibers in the dura and concluded its function was to resist hyperextension and compressive infolding of the dura.
The infolding and incorporation of surface tissue within the embryo accounts for the presence of ciliated cells within nervous tissue," they write.