cecoplication

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cecoplication

 [se″ko-plĭ-ka´shun]
plication of the cecal wall to correct ptosis or dilatation.

ce·co·pli·ca·tion

(sē'kō-pli-kā'shŭn),
Operative reduction in size of a dilated cecum by the formation of folds or tucks in its wall.
[ceco- + L. plico, pp. -atus, to fold]

cecoplication

/ce·co·pli·ca·tion/ (-plĭ-ka´shun) plication of the cecal wall to correct ptosis or dilatation.

ce·co·pli·ca·tion

(sē'kō-pli-kā'shŭn)
Operative reduction in size of a dilated cecum by the formation of folds or tucks in its wall.
Synonym(s): caecoplication.
[ceco- + L. plico, pp. -atus, to fold]

cecoplication

plication of the cecal wall to correct ptosis or dilatation. An inverting stitch, e.g. Lembert, will also plicate the cecum. This could be used over a weakened wall which is still viable, e.g. needle decompression site.