plica

noun
pli·ca | \ ˈplī-kə \
plural plicae\ˈplī-ˌkē, -ˌsē \

Definition of plica 

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

First Known Use of plica

circa 1660, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for plica

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

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plica

noun
pli·ca | \ ˈplī-kə \
plural plicae\-ˌkē, -ˌsē \

Medical Definition of plica 

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

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