- the folding in and suturing of tucks, so as to tighten weakened or stretched tissue.
- the folding of an organ, as a section of the intestine, and the attaching of it to another organ or tissue.
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Besides such intense plication, extensive rupturing of the crust has taken place in the same range of mountains.
Take, for example, the proofs of gigantic plication, fracture and displacement within the terrestrial crust.
Plication, or folding, is also an important feature in the history of the earth.
Multiplicate: with many longitudinal folds or lines of plication.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith