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reef·ing

(rēf'ing),
Surgically reducing the extent of a tissue by folding it and securing with sutures, as in plication.
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reefing

(rē′fĭng)
n.
Surgical reduction of the extent of a tissue by folding it and securing with sutures, as in plication.
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reef·ing

(rēf'ing)
Surgically reducing the extent of a tissue by folding it and securing with sutures, as in plication.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012