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duplicature

[doo-pli-kuh-choo r, -kuh-cher, -key-cher, dyoo-] /ˈdu plɪ kəˌtʃʊər, -kə tʃər, -ˌkeɪ tʃər, ˈdyu-/
noun
1.
a folding or doubling of a part on itself, as a membrane.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90; < Neo-Latin duplicātūra. See duplicate, -ure
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  • The valve is formed by a duplicature of the lining membrane of the atrium, containing a few muscular fibers.

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