reefing

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reef·ing

(rēf'ing),
Surgically reducing the extent of a tissue by folding it and securing with sutures, as in plication.

reefing

(rē′fĭng)
n.
Surgical reduction of the extent of a tissue by folding it and securing with sutures, as in plication.

reef·ing

(rēf'ing)
Surgically reducing the extent of a tissue by folding it and securing with sutures, as in plication.

reefing

surgery involving taking in a reef of tissue, e.g. in reducing a prolapse of the preputial lining in a bull.