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Meaning of PLICA

Pronunciation:  'plIku

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a folded part (as a fold of skin or muscle)

PLICA is a 5 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: fold
 See Also: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, epicanthic fold, epicanthus, plica vocalis, ruga, structure, tentorium, vocal band, vocal cord, vocal fold



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pli"ca\, n. [LL., a fold, fr. L. plicare to fold. See
{Ply}, v.]
1. (Med.) A disease of the hair (Plica polonica), in which it
   becomes twisted and matted together. The disease is of
   Polish origin, and is hence called also {Polish plait}.

2. (Bot.) A diseased state in plants in which there is an
   excessive development of small entangled twigs, instead of
   ordinary branches.

3. (Zo["o]l.) The bend of the wing of a bird.