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French term or phrase:se plicaturer
English translation:tends to form a sharp angle and to position itself against the...
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08:37 Mar 14, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Medical
French term or phrase: se plicaturer
A l'ablation du mandrin bien immobiliser le cathter introducteur qui, s'il avance, a tendance se plicaturer sur le psoas.

Having trouble defining this verb. To fold itself maybe???
Derek Johnson
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tends to form a sharp angle and to position itself against the...
Explanation:
I agree with golub. The verb "to plicate" doesn't seem to exist in lexicons or dictionaries.

"Plicaturer" is often used in FR to describe catheter troubleshooting.
Not so in English.

DEFINITION -- see the 2 following semantic components of the word, for example:
The FOLDING of an organ, as a section of the intestine, and the ATTACHING of it to another organ or tissue.

This is probably a case of OCCLUDED CATHETER, which refers to
the Catheter [being] clamped, kinked, curled, clotted or positioned against the wall of the vessel.
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Summary of answers provided
naI like 'wedged' best
Lucien Marcelet
nato twistxxxExalon
nafoldinggemots
nato pray or supplicateSweetie
nacoarctate ???
Gillian Hargreaves
natends to form a sharp angle and to position itself against the...Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
nato fold , to roll, to curl, to bendAlbert Golub
nacommentAlbert Golub
naangulate; form a sharp obstructive angleMarkling
nato plicate itselfBarnaby Capel-Dunn


  

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13 mins
to plicate itself


Explanation:
seems to be the right verb

All the best

Barnaby Capel-Dunn


    Gladstone (verb given), Grand dictionnaire terminologique (noun)
Barnaby Capel-Dunn
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14 mins
to fold , to roll, to curl, to bend


Explanation:
comes from the latin word plicatio which means a "fold"
hope it helps

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21 mins
comment


Explanation:
haven't found the verb plicate on grandictionnaire
the only entry is plicated (geology)
the verb should exist since plicated is a past participle
but haven't found it
don't say it's necessarily wrong !!

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42 mins
angulate; form a sharp obstructive angle


Explanation:
Derived from the noun angulation found in Termium

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3 hrs
tends to form a sharp angle and to position itself against the...


Explanation:
I agree with golub. The verb "to plicate" doesn't seem to exist in lexicons or dictionaries.

"Plicaturer" is often used in FR to describe catheter troubleshooting.
Not so in English.

DEFINITION -- see the 2 following semantic components of the word, for example:
The FOLDING of an organ, as a section of the intestine, and the ATTACHING of it to another organ or tissue.

This is probably a case of OCCLUDED CATHETER, which refers to
the Catheter [being] clamped, kinked, curled, clotted or positioned against the wall of the vessel.


    TERMIUM, GDT, Internet
Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
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18 hrs
coarctate ???


Explanation:
Don't know if this is any help, but Eurodicautom gives "aortic pseudo-coarctation" for "aorte plicaturée"

"coarctate" as an adjective is defined in the online "Dictionary of Difficult Words" as closely pressed together, with "coarctation" being a constriction.


    Reference: http://eurodic.ip.lu/cgi-bin/edicbin/EuroDicWWW.pl
    Reference: http://www.lineone.net/dictionaryof/difficultwords/d0003575....
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1 day 17 mins
I like 'wedged' best


Explanation:
The latin root word gives it's meaning here (plicatio, as my colleague writes). French for fold=pli....seems related. The GDT does not give it as a verb but their listing makes it plain that bending and/or folding is involved. The reason for my choice is that the catheter gets stuck.


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1 day 21 hrs
to twist


Explanation:
"plicaturer" means that the tube twists in such a way that it obstructs the flow


    8 years of experience with translations on medical devices
xxxExalon
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5 days
folding


Explanation:

plication (ab)
The folding in tucks and suturing, so as to tighten weakened or stretched tissue. (a)
The folding of an organ, as a section of the intestine, and the attaching of it to another organ or tissue. (b)

Synonyme(s):
plicature (a)


plicature n f (c)
Technique chirurgicale consistant à effectuer un pli au niveau d'une structure anatomique ou d'un organe dans le but d'en modifier la position, la forme ou la fonction, ou de modifier la position, la forme ou la fonction d'un organe voisin. (c)
Contexte(s): On a réalisé des plicatures artérielles, ligamentaires (ligaments articulaires ou ligaments de l'utérus), des plicatures de la paroi d'organes creux (par exemple, la gastroplicature). (c)



[Office de la langue française, 1985]
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    Reference: http://www.granddictionnaire.com
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5 days
to pray or supplicate


Explanation:
a mistranslation or misunderstanding or humoured form of the word in French, "supplier", meaning to pray; ie probably the result of an ill person trying to express himself through an urgent translator in the event of an emergency transplant operation!

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Changes made by editors
Sep 4, 2009 - Changes made by Tony M:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/963">Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.'s</a> old entry - "se plicaturer ???" » "tends to form a sharp angle and to position itself against the..."
Sep 4, 2009 - Changes made by Tony M:
Term askedse plicaturer ??? » se plicaturer


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