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imbricated

 [im´brĭ-kāt″ed]
overlapping like shingles.

im·bri·cate

, imbricated (im'bri-kāt, im'bri-kā-tĕd),
Overlapping; usually refers to a surgical repair in which one edge is sutured over the other (rather than edge to edge), or in which a flat structure (for example, fascia) is repaired with parallel suture lines, corset-like, to tighten it.
[L. imbricatus, covered with tiles]

imbricated

/im·bri·cat·ed/ (im´brĭ-kāt″id) overlapping like shingles.

im·bri·cate

, imbricated (im'bri-kăt, -kā'tĕd)
Overlapping, like shingles.
[L. imbricatus, covered with tiles]

imbricated

overlapping like shingles or roof slates or tiles.