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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pli·ca /ˈplaɪkə/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pli·ca /ˈplaɪkə/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pli·ca n.
 1. Med. A disease of the hair (Plica polonica), in which it becomes twisted and matted together. The disease is of Polish origin, and is hence called also Polish plait.
 2. Bot. A diseased state in plants in which there is an excessive development of small entangled twigs, instead of ordinary branches.
 3. Zool. The bend of the wing of a bird.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a folded part (as a fold of skin or muscle) [syn: fold]
      [also: plicae (pl)]