plication

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noun pli·ca·tion \plī-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of plication

  1. 1 :  the act or process of folding :  the state of being folded

  2. 2 :  fold

First Known Use of plication

14th century


Medical Dictionary

plication

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noun pli·ca·tion \plī-ˈkā-shən\

Medical Definition of plication

  1. 1:  the tightening of stretched or weakened bodily tissues or channels by folding the excess in tucks and suturing plication of the neck of the bladder

  2. 2:  the folding of one part on and the fastening of it to another (as areas of the bowel freed from adhesions and left without normal serosal covering)


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