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Synonyms for plaque

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plaque(noun)

    (pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body

    brass, memorial tablet

  2. brass, memorial tablet, plaque(noun)

    a memorial made of brass

    establishment, brass, memorial tablet, governance, face, cheek, boldness, governing body, organization, nerve, brass section, organisation, brass instrument, administration

Editors Contribution

  1. bacteria

    bacteria build up

    the hygienist said that i have a lot of plaque build up, an that i might have gingivitis

    Submitted by JP03 on October 23, 2014  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    plate, plates, placard, plaques, badge, slab, lysis, nameplate

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How to use plaque in a sentence?

  1. Doug Williamson:

    Increasingly, there are imaging technologies that allow you to look at deposited amyloid plaque and even deposited tau in the brain.

  2. Francesca Cordeiro:

    Curcumin is fluorescent, if Francesca Cordeiro put the correct wavelength to it, it fluoresces, and it binds to the parts that are implicated in Alzheimer's, the beta amyloid plaque.

  3. Jeff Sevigny:

    I'm very pleased with the result, the 6 mg/kg dose fit in quite nicely on one measure( plaque reduction), and on another measure it came within the ballpark.

  4. Laura Weyrich:

    This method really is a new groundbreaking way to do that, we figured out that we could obtain bacterial DNA from dental plaque that was calcified on ancient skeletons. This is the first time it has been applied on an extinct species. Join the conversationSee the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter.

  5. Robert Mathis:

    There's a plaque on the wall. So, I walk over to the wall and I read the plaque and it said' KKK application.' So, I was like,' I'm done,'.

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