plica

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noun pli·ca \ˈplī-kə\

Definition of plica

plural

plicae

play \-ˌkē, -ˌsē\
  1. :  a fold or folded part; especially :  a groove or fold of skin

Origin and Etymology of plica

Medieval Latin, from Latin plicare to fold — more at ply


First Known Use: circa 1660


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plica

play
noun pli·ca \ˈplī-kə\

Medical Definition of plica

plural

plicae

\-ˌkē, -ˌsē\play play
  1. :  a fold or folded part; especially :  a groove or fold of skin

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