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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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is behind us and we are on the cusp of transforming Prana from an early stage development company to a late stage development company with the initiation of the potentially pivotal PLACQUE trial.
The Phase II/III study on PBT-1 will be known as the PLACQUE (Progression Limiting in Alzheimer's: ClioQUinol's Efficacy study) and will be conducted under the overall direction of Dr.
The Verona scientists previously found that adding these microglial cells and brain neurons to beta-amyloid placque produced inflammatory cytokines and free radicals and resulted in dramatic neurotoxic effects.