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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.
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Some of these patients had previously failed midline plication and paravaginal repairs; the others had stage III or stage IV prolapse and had not undergone prior surgical repairs.
Diagnosis: A large hipparion with tridactyl feet and deep preorbital facial fossa separated from the orbit by a relatively wide preorbital bar, fossa deeply pocketed posteriorly, medially deep and with a well defined continues peripheral border including the anterior rum, cheek teeth complexly ornamented with thickly banded fossette plications and bifid to trifid plicaballins, protocones distinctly flattened lingually and rounded labially, hypoglyphs deeply incised, P2 anterostyle elongate (Colbert, 1935; Ghaffar, 2005).
Our experience indicates that radiofrequency and full-thickness plication are both effective, providing symptomatic relief and reduction in proton pump inhibitor use.
These features are associated with almost constant features such as a single cataphyll, coleoptile present or absent, entire eophyll, reduced axis, parallel or palmate venation, induplicate plication, epidermal cells rectangular or sometimes rhombohedral, major veins associated or not associated with ridges, phloem strands 1-3, and metaxylem vessels 1-2.
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This is reinforced by plication of the levator ani muscle at the level at which it blends into the external sphincter.
However, it appears that the approach, which does not require plication, trocars, or synthetic mesh, is quite promising for improving outcomes, Dr.
Initial results of combined anterior mitral leaflet plication and ventricular septal myotomy-myectomy for relief of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Endoscopic plication reduced esophageal acid exposure and medication use in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease for up to 1 year, according to a study presented at the annual Digestive Disease Week.
Bilateral plication of the round ligaments can be done to prevent immediate post-partum recurrence of uterine torsion (9).