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lorica

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noun, lo·ri·ca \lə-ˈrī-kə\

Definition of lorica

plural loricaeplay \-kē, -ˌsē\

  1. 1 :  a Roman cuirass of leather or metal

  2. 2 [New Latin, from Latin] :  a hard protective case or shell (as of a rotifer)



Origin of lorica

Latin


First Known Use: circa 1706

Rhymes with lorica


Medical Dictionary

lorica

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noun lo·ri·ca \lə-ˈrī-kə\

Medical Definition of lorica

plural loricae \lə-ˈrī-ˌkē, -ˌsē\play play

  1. :  a hard protective case or shell (as of a rotifer)




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "lorica" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "lorica"


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