duplicature


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duplicature

(ˈdjuːplɪkətʃə)
n
a doubling over or a tuck (of the skin, muscle wall, etc)
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du•pli•ca•ture

(ˈdu plɪ kəˌtʃʊər, -kə tʃər, -ˌkeɪ tʃər, ˈdyu-)

n.
a folding or doubling of a part on itself, as a membrane.
[1680–90; < New Latin duplicātūra. See duplicate, -ure]
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