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im·bri·ca·tion

(im'bri-kā'shŭn),
The operative overlapping of layers of tissue in the closure of wounds or the repair of defects.
[see imbricate]

im·bri·ca·tion

(im'bri-kā'shŭn)
The operative overlapping of layers of tissue in the closure of wounds or the repair of defects.

imbrication

An overlapping of the free edges of a tissue as in the surgical correction of a tissue defect or of a weakened area.

imbrication

surgical pleating and folding of tissue to realign organs and provide extra support, e.g. chronically stretched joint capsule.

Flo imbrication
a method for repair of cranial cruciate repair in the dog in which sutures are placed around the patellar tendon and the fabellae.
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D (University of Florida), to compare weight loss outcomes of gastric imbrication versus sleeve gastrectomy.
Governed as they are by a sense of the imbrication of history and literature, these readings do not on the whole engage with 'high theory'; however, some of Holmes's chapters productively exploit insights offered by Kristeva and Bourdieu, and the twelfth essay, 'Defining a Feminine Writing', frames the work of Chawaf and Duras through a Cixousian/Irigarayan conceptual matrix outlined in the previous chapter.
While manifold, their associations are not open-ended; in carrying over meaning from one room to another, one component to the next, sequences of allusion weave back over those already conjured, continually complicating the imbrication of voice, sound, silence, and speech.
Dealing the latest blow to the old idealist account of Mondrian's abstraction, this retrospective of some one hundred paintings and rarely exhibited large-format drawings (all made between 1989 and 1943) foregrounds the mutual imbrication of the two media in the artist's spectacular oeuvre.
Immediately, then, Farocki announces his primary theme--the imbrication of instruments of representation and destruction--which the seventy-five-minute film proceeds to examine through specific examples that, as they are repeated, take on the hermeneutic form of allegorical objects--objects that we must first decipher and then use in further deciphering.
Having become fascinated by the particular imbrication of burgeoning feminine sexuality and brutal violence chronicled in Bad Blood, she researched the phenomenon of teenage girls with similar stories, eventually creating larger-than-life-size composite pencil-and-ballpoint drawings that retrospectively, and phantasmatically, portray another fallen lass as yet unmarked by the freakish events that would forever define her.
The perikymata, although structures dependent on the apposition of the enamel described in many scientific texts and publications, are not found among the enamel-dependent histological terms published in the Terminologia Histologica or the terms dependent on the tooth in the Terminologia Anatomica (FCAT), and is also used indistinctly and erroneously as a synonym for the imbrication lines (Chiego; Risnes, 1984); the latter is another omitted term.
The work suggests the imbrication of the maker in the thing made, albeit as a distantiated relationship recalled in the passage of body to cast to part-object.
This analysis beautifully underscores the imbrication between late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century anti-Asian racism and labour activism in North America.
Masten's second maxim regarding the imbrication of philology with sex springs from his observation that philology is studded with heterosexual language of filiation (genealogy, family, lineage).
Despite the close imbrication of the so-called creative class with process of gentrification, there is relatively little fiction that addresses the process and consequences of gentrification head-on.
As she explains, "I am less concerned to pursue the significance in demographic terms, and more concerned to inquire into the politics of knowledge with respect of connections between Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas that were critical to the imbrication of liberal freedom with the rise of a global capitalist system" (37).