An obsolete procedure of taking tucks in the wall of the renal pelvis when unduly dilated by a hydronephrosis.
[pyelo- + L. plico, to fold]
pyeloplication(pī″ĕ-lō-plĭ-kā′shŭn) [″ + L. plicare, to fold]
Shortening of the wall of a dilated renal pelvis by making surgical tucks in it.
reduction in size of a dilated renal pelvis by surgical infolding of its walls.