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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: pli-ka'shun, pli-

Definition: A folding or putting together in pleats; specifically, an operation for reducing the size of a hollow viscus by taking folds or tucks in its walls.

[L. plico, pp. -atus, to fold]

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