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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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in the fourth quarter of 2004, Prana made the decision to advance PBT1 into the potentially pivotal Phase II/III PLACQUE trial and attempt to accelerate the development timelines of its MPACs.
All wore gold, ivory or copper placques, shaped like new moons, which hung from their noses and covered their mouths.
These placques indicate a great deal about the person's condition.