Definition of Plaque
Plaque: 1. An semi-hardened accumulation of substances from fluids that bathe an area. Examples include dental plaque and cholesterol plaque.
2. In dermatology, a plaque is a patch of a small area of skin that appears different than the surrounding skin and is usually raised.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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