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English definition of “plica”

plica

noun uk   /ˈplɪk.ə/ us    /ˈplaɪ.kə/ specialized
[C] ( plural plicas or plicae ) a fold or ridge in the skin: Plica Syndrome occurs when the plica becomes irritated or inflamed.
[U] ( also plica plonica) very dirty hair that is twisted into firm, untidy masses
(Definition of plica from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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