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Meaning of PLICA

Pronunciation:  'plIku

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
\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}.
   --Dunglison.

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.

 

 

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