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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.
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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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Genotipic characterization of Porphyromonas gingivalis isolated from subgingival plaque and blood sample in positive subjects with periodontitis.
The microbiological examination of the subgingival plaque of the patient showed that P.
Samples of subgingival plaque were shaken vigorously for 30 seconds using the mixer before being prepared for analysis.
Stanley studied the invitro effects of chlorhexidine on subgingival plaque bacteria in 1989.
(5) Parra and Slots demonstrated a significant prevalence for Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV) and Epstein--Barr virus (EBV) in the subgingival plaque of adult periodontitis patients when compared with healthy/gingivitis patients.
Subgingival plaque samples were collected from the diseased sites and quantification of HSV viruses is done with Real time PCR(RT-PCR).
The effect of female sex hormones on subgingival plaque. J Periodontol.