Plication



[plahy-key-shuh n, pli-] /plaɪˈkeɪ ʃən, plɪ-/

noun
1.
the act or procedure of folding.
2.
the state or quality of being folded; a fold.
3.
Surgery.

/plaɪˈkeɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act of folding or the condition of being folded or plicate
2.
a folded part or structure, esp a fold in a series of rock strata
3.
(surgery) the act or process of suturing together the walls of a hollow organ or part to reduce its size

plication pli·ca·tion (plī-kā’shən)
n.

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