reduplication

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reduplication

 [re-doo″plĭ-ka´shun]
1. a doubling back.
2. the recurrence of paroxysms of a double type.
3. a developmental anomaly resulting in doubling of an organ or part, with a connection between them at some point and the excess part usually a mirror image of the other.

re·du·pli·ca·tion

(rē'dū-pli-kā'shŭn),
1. A redoubling.
2. A duplication or doubling, as of the sounds of the heart in certain morbid states or the presence of two instead of a normally single part.
3. A fold or duplicature.
[L. reduplicatio, fr. re-, again, + duplico, to double, fr. duplex, two-fold]

re·du·pli·ca·tion

(rē-dū'pli-kā'shŭn)
1. A redoubling.
2. A duplication or doubling, as of the sounds of the heart in certain morbid states or the presence of two instead of a normally single part.
3. A fold or duplicature.
[L. reduplicatio, fr. re-, again, + duplico, to double, fr. duplex, two-fold]

re·du·pli·ca·tion

(rē-dū'pli-kā'shŭn)
1. A duplication or doubling, as of the sounds of the heart in certain morbid states.
2. A fold or duplicature.
[L. reduplicatio, fr. re-, again, + duplico, to double, fr. duplex, two-fold]