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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 of duplicature
1680-1690
1680-90; < New Latin duplicātūra. See duplicate, -ure
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  • Fetuses deficient at their extremities, or have a duplicature of parts.

    Zoonomia, Vol. I Erasmus Darwin
  • A duplicature of the peritoneum covering the small intestine, which occupies the middle or center of the abdominal cavity.

    A Practical Physiology Albert F. Blaisdell

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