lorica

noun lo·ri·ca \ lə-ˈrī-kə \

Definition of lorica

plural loricae play \lə-ˈrī-kē, -ˌsē\
1 : a Roman cuirass of leather or metal
2
[New Latin, from Latin]
: a hard protective case or shell (as of a rotifer)

Origin and Etymology of lorica

Latin

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lorica

noun lo·ri·ca \ lə-ˈrī-kə \

medical Definition of lorica

plural loricae play \lə-ˈrī-ˌkē, -ˌsē\
: a hard protective case or shell (as of a rotifer)

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