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plica

  

      n   pl   , plicae  
1      (Also called)    fold     (Anatomy)   a folding over of parts, such as a fold of skin, muscle, peritoneum, etc.  
2      (Pathol)   a condition of the hair characterized by matting, filth, and the presence of parasites  
     (C17: from Medieval Latin: a fold, from Latin plicare to fold; see ply2)  
  plical      adj  
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