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Noun: inclusion  in'kloo-zhun
  1. The state of being included
  2. The relation of comprising something
    "he admired the inclusion of so many ideas in such a short work";
    - comprehension
  3. Any small intracellular body found within another (characteristic of certain diseases)
    "an inclusion in the cytoplasm of the cell";
    - inclusion body, cellular inclusion
  4. The act of including
  5. (geology) a foreign substance embedded in mineral or rock; a defect in a precious stone

Derived forms: inclusions

Type of: body, increase, involvement, situation, state of affairs, step-up

Antonym: exclusion

Encyclopedia: Inclusion