Meaning of plication

pli•ca•tion

Pronunciation: (plī-kā'shun, pli-), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or procedure of folding.
  2. the state or quality of being folded; a fold.
    1. the folding in and suturing of tucks, so as to tighten weakened or stretched tissue.
    2. the folding of an organ, as a section of the intestine, and the attaching of it to another organ or tissue.
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