coloplication

coloplication

 [ko″lo-plĭ-ka´shun]
the operation of taking a reef in the colon.

co·lo·pli·ca·tion

(kō'lō-pli-kā'shŭn),
Reduction of the lumen of a dilated colon by making folds or tucks in its walls.
Synonym(s): coliplication
[colo- + Mod. L. plica, fold]

coloplication

/co·lo·pli·ca·tion/ (ko″lo-plĭ-ka´shun) the operation of infolding or taking tucks in the wall of the colon in cases of dilatation.

co·lo·pli·ca·tion

(kō'lō-pli-kā'shŭn)
Reduction of the lumen of a dilated colon by making folds or tucks in its walls.
[colo- + Mod. L. plica, fold]

coloplication

the operation of taking a reef or fold in the colon. An inverting stitch, e.g. Lembert, will also plicate the colon. This could be used over a weakened wall which is still viable, e.g. needle decompression site.
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