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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
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With boating, fishing, reefing and picnic parties to the adjoining islands, there was no dearth of amusement and occupation, and it really took some resolution to stick to one's ideal of an idle, restful holiday.