TITLE

plication

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1691
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "plication" is presented. This term refers to the stitching of tucks or folds in tissue at an organ's walls to decrease its size. The plication of the stomach is a surgical procedure for obesity supplanted by partial gastric bypass. The definitions are from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
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