- (Class Ostracoda):Type of valve sculpture: ridge or series of ridge-like folds involving entire valve wall [Stachowitsch, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.
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Plication — Pli*ca tion, n. A folding or fold; a plait. Richardson. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
plication — [plī kā′shən] n. [ME plicacioun < OFr < L plicare, to fold: see PLY1] 1. a folding or being folded 2. a fold 3. Geol. a fold or crumpling in layered rocks … English World dictionary
plication — /pluy kay sheuhn, pli /, n. 1. the act or procedure of folding. 2. the state or quality of being folded; a fold. 3. Surg. a. the folding in and suturing of tucks, so as to tighten weakened or stretched tissue. b. the folding of an organ, as a… … Universalium
plication — 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] * * * pli·ca·tion plī kā shən n 1) the tightening of stretched or… … Medical dictionary
plication — noun Date: 14th century 1. the act or process of folding ; the state of being folded 2. fold … New Collegiate Dictionary
plication — a series of small folds or pleats … Dictionary of ichthyology
plication — n. [L. plicare, to fold] A minute fold or ridge; plicatulate adj … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
plication — noun a) A fold or pleat b) An act of folding. Syn: plicature … Wiktionary
plication — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A line or an arrangement made by the doubling of one part over another: crease, crimp, crinkle, crumple, fold, pleat, plica, pucker, rimple, ruck2, rumple, wrinkle. See SMOOTH … English dictionary for students
plication — plaÉª keÉªÊƒn n. wrinkle, crease; fold, pleat … English contemporary dictionary