Plicate



[adjective plahy-keyt, -kit; verb plahy-keyt] /adjective ˈplaɪ keɪt, -kɪt; verb ˈplaɪ keɪt/

adjective
1.
Also, plicated. folded like a fan; pleated.
verb (used with object), plicated, plicating.
2.
Surgery. to perform on.
/ˈplaɪkeɪt/
adjective
1.
having or arranged in parallel folds or ridges; pleated: a plicate leaf, plicate rock strata

plicate pli·cate (plī’kāt’) or pli·cat·ed (-kā’tĭd)
adj.
Arranged in folds like those of a fan; pleated.

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