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plaque

1. Pathol any small abnormal patch on or within the body, such as the typical lesion of psoriasis
2. short for dental plaque

Plaque

A tablet, often inscribed, added to or set into a surface on the exterior or interior wall.

plaque

[plak]
(medicine)
A patch, or an abnormal flat area on any internal or external body surface.
A localized area of atherosclerosis.
(virology)
A clear area representing a colony of viruses on a plate culture formed by lysis of the host cell.

plaque

A tablet that is affixed to the surface of a wall or set into a wall; often inscribed to commemorate a special event or to serve as a memorial.
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The attachment plaque of the LRM is located slightly toward the left side of the postrotational shell, whereas the attachment plaque of the ACC has a more ventro-medial location within the bowl of the protoconch.
As shown in the reconstructions in Figure 4, D-F, the trunk of the LRM ascends directly up the left side of the larva from its left-sided attachment plaque, whereas the two muscle cells of the ACC project almost horizontally from their shell attachment plaque so as reach toward the dorso-lateral right side of the visceral lobe.
By 7 days postmetamorphosis, the attachment plaque of the left pedal muscle has migrated anteriorly along the left wall of the protoconch.