Definition of Plicae

1. Noun. (plural of plica) ¹

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Definition of Plicae

1. plica [n] - See also: plica

Lexicographical Neighbors of Plicae

plica umbilicalis lateralis
plica umbilicalis media
plica umbilicalis medialis
plica umbilicalis mediana
plica urachi
plica ureterica
plica uterovesicalis
plica venae cavae sinistrae
plica ventricularis
plica vesicalis transversa
plica vesicouterina
plica vestibularis
plica vestibuli
plica villosa
plica vocalis
plicae (current term)
plicae adiposae
plicae alares
plicae ampullares tubae uterinae
plicae caecales
plicae ciliares
plicae circulares
plicae epiglottica
plicae gastricae
plicae gastropancreaticae
plicae iridis
plicae palmatae
plicae recti
plicae transversales recti
plicae tubariae tubae uterinae

Literary usage of Plicae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Monograph of the British Fossil Crustacea, Belonging to the Order Merostomata by Henry Woodward (1878)
"The plicae on the upper or front portion are crowded, and but slightly curved ... Similar but smaller plicae occur down the centre lobe, which does not ..."

2. The Mineral Conchology of Great Britain: Or Coloured Figures and by James Sowerby (1829)
"We know of no other example of the species : it is twice the diameter of the figure. The plicae do not occur upon the outer volution. ..."

3. A Laboratory Manual of Human Anatomy by Lewellys Franklin Barker, Dean De Witt Lewis, Daniel Graisberry Revell (1904)
"Peritoneal plicae and Fossae about the Caecum. Before proceeding to a study of these plicae and fossae, some idea should be had concerning the disposition ..."

4. Gynecology by Brooke Melancthon Anspach (1921)
"... from mucous plicae of the cervix. periods may be profuse and painful, and the patient may complain of a sense of weight and discomfort in the pelvis. ..."

5. Normal Histology: With Special Reference to the Structure of the Human Body by George Arthur Piersol (1916)
"205.—Transverse section of a single villus, showing relation of epithelium, stroma and vessels. X 350. the the the The plicae circula- res, ..."

6. Pectens by William John Dakin, Liverpool Marine Biology Committee (1909)
"Further, the filaments are not uniform in size or structure, those occupying the bottom of the furrows between two successive plicae being larger and known ..."

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