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Medical Term:

pyeloplication

Pronunciation: pi'e-lo-pli-ka'shun

Definition

An obsolete procedure of taking tucks in the wall of the renal pelvis when unduly dilated by a hydronephrosis.

[pyelo- + L. plico, to fold]

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