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1. A ridge or a crevice formed when a flexible surface doubles back on itself.
SYN: SEE: plica
2. A bend, as in a polypeptide that determines its in-situ three-dimensional structure.
3. A particular three-dimensional folded shape assumed by a polymer, such as a protein.
4. A thin, doubled sheet extending from a tissue or a cell.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Fold." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757370/all/fold.
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Fold. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757370/all/fold
Fold [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 01]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757370/all/fold.
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