plica

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pli·ca

noun \ˈplī-kə\
plural pli·cae \-ˌkē, -ˌsē\

Definition of PLICA

:  a fold or folded part; especially :  a groove or fold of skin

Origin of PLICA

Medieval Latin, from Latin plicare to fold — more at ply
First Known Use: circa 1660

Rhymes with PLICA

pli·ca

noun \ˈplī-kə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural pli·cae \-ˌkē, -ˌsē\

Medical Definition of PLICA

: a fold or folded part; especially : a groove or fold of skin

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