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plication

 [pli-ka´shun]
the operation of taking tucks in a structure to shorten it.

pli·ca·tion

(plī-kā'shŭn, pli-),
A folding or putting together in pleats; specifically, an operation for reducing the size of a hollow viscus by taking folds or tucks in its walls.
[L. plico, pp. -atus, to fold]

plication

/pli·ca·tion/ (pli-ka´shun) the operation of taking tucks in a structure to shorten it.
Kelly plication  suture of the connective tissue between the vagina and the urethra and the floor of the bladder for correction of stress incontinence in women.

plication

[plīkā′shən]
any operation that involves folding, shortening, or decreasing the size of a muscle or hollow organ, such as the stomach, by taking in tucks.

pli·ca·tion

(plī-kā'shŭn)
A folding or putting together in pleats; specifically, an operation for reducing the size of a hollow viscus by taking folds or tucks in its walls.
[L. plico, pp. -atus, to fold]

plication

Folding or tucking, usually as a surgical procedure on a hollow organ to reduce its size.

plication

the operation of taking tucks in a structure to shorten it.