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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
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Plaque

A tablet, often inscribed, added to or set into a surface on the exterior or interior wall.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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Dorothea's plaque is in Ealing and she is commemorated for winning seven Wimbledon singles titles and an Olympic gold medal in 1908.
Deputy Minister Jane Hutt, Julie Morgan AM and local Assembly Member Dawn Bowden were at the ceremony to see the plaque unveiled by Helen Molyneux, Ms Masson's niece and member of the Monumental Welsh Women group.
Plaque Property: (1) Mixed plaque: if the same section shows multiple kinds of echo, the plaque is mixed plaque; (2) Calcified plaque: echo intensity of the plaque exceeds adventitia echo of coronary artery wall, accompanied with acoustic shadow at the rear of the plaque; (3) Fiber plaque: echo intensity of the plaque is similar to adventitia echo of coronary artery wall; (4) Lipid plaque: plaque echo is lower than adventitia echo of coronary artery wall.7
For Johnny's brother - Vivian Owen, the admission from the health board is the culmination of almost two years of questioning what had happened to the plaque dedicated to the boxer known as The Matchstick Man.
11 meeting of the State Preservation Board that oversees the Capitol grounds and the likely next Texas House speaker said he supports removing the plaque, The Dallas Morning News first reported.
Compelling studies reveal that when these plant extracts are combined, they provide more powerful benefits--for instance, reducing plaque progression by a compelling 95%!
The 12 plaques were commissioned by the Prescot Townscape Heritage Initiative and showcase buildings and landmarks of historical significance within the town.
I am grateful to the new high commissioner for taking note of the despicable action of his predecessor and restoring the memorial plaque. Bless him.
The plaque was revealed at the Army Reserve Centre in Loughborough at a ceremony held on Saturday, June 30 and honours the 158 Logistics Regiment and 203 Transport Squadron.
[U.S.A.], Apr 27 ( ANI ): The therapy for psoriasis can reduce heart plaque, a new research has found.
Scientists have found interactive effects between traditional risk factors and novel risk factors for human carotid atherosclerotic plaques.[sup][2],[3] For example, the frequency of carotid nonhyperechoic plaque was significantly increased in elderly type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with carotid stenosis and heat shock protein 70-2 gene B [sup]+ allele (at position 1267), compared with the frequency in elderly type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with carotid stenosis and heat shock protein 70-2 gene B [sup]− allele (at position 1267).[sup][2] In patients with hypoechogenic carotid plaques on ultrasound and asymptomatic patients with carotid plaque progression, history of coronary disease was significantly related to the increased MMP activity.