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plica polonica

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noun plica po·lon·i·ca \-pə-ˈlän-i-kə\

Medical Definition of plica polonica

plural

plicae polonicae

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  1. :  a state of the hair in which it becomes twisted, matted, and crusted, usually as a result of neglect, filth, and infestation by vermin


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