Definition of Plicated

1. plicate [adj] - See also: plicate



Medical Definition of Plicated

1. Plaited; folded like a fan; as, a plicate leaf. Pli"cately. Origin: L. Plicatus, p. P. Of plicare to fold. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Plicated

plicae ciliares
plicae circulares
plicae epiglottica
plicae gastricae
plicae gastropancreaticae
plicae iridis
plicae palmatae
plicae recti
plicae transversales recti
plicae tubariae tubae uterinae
plicae tunicae mucosae vesicae felleae
plical
plicamycin
plicas
plicate
plicated (current term)
plicately
plicates
plicating
plication
plications
plicature
plicatures
plicidentine
plicidentines
plicotomy
plie
plied
plier
pliers

Literary usage of Plicated

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"plicated and involved, yet, as to the principle by which its true character ia defined, and by which its decision should be controlled, is simple enough. ..."

2. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1888)
"The plicated membrane is a marked feature around the entire circuit, and the intima within it ... The plicated membrane is я marked feature of the picture. ..."

3. An Introduction to Geology by William Berryman Scott (1897)
"plicated gneiss. (USGS) varieties in accordance with the igneous rocks to which they correspond in mineralogical composition ; as granitic gneiss, ..."

4. Geology of the City of New York: With Numerous Illustrations and Maps by Louis Pope Gratacap (1909)
"plicated Granitic Veinlet from West End Avenue, ... plicated strata from University Heights, exhibited at the American Museum of Natural History, New York. ..."

5. A Life of Arthur James Balfour by E. T. Raymond (1920)
"plicated, Mr. Balfour's power of work was prodigious. But he had long intervals of inaction and lack of interest; he could never acquire that ..."

6. The Mineral Conchology of Great Britain: Or Coloured Figures and by James Sowerby (1829)
"Flat, volutions wholly inserted, the , inner half marked with numerous indistinct transverse undulating striae., the outer portion plicated ; umbilicus very ..."

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