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Pathol an abnormal craving to ingest substances such as clay, dirt, or hair, sometimes occurring during pregnancy, in persons with chlorosis, etc.
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A printer's unit of measurement, 0.166044 inch (approximately ⅙ inch) and equal to 12 points.
Craving for substances not normally used as food; an abnormal appetite; sometimes seen in hysterical patients or during pregnancy.
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pica(1) In word processing, a monospaced font that prints 10 characters per inch.
(2) In typography, about 1/6th of an inch (0.166") or 12 points.
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