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Synonyms for plaque

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plaquenoun

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

    brass, memorial tablet

  2. brass, memorial tablet, plaquenoun

    a memorial made of brass

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

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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 for "plaque":

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

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  1. 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.

  2. Emily Vondrachek:

    Hand painted a plaque with footprints for 2/24/09. He was born on the 23rd. I think it must be February.

  3. Doug Williamson:

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

  4. Rudy Tanzi:

    It's all about hitting the right person with the right drug, at the right time in the course of their disease, many people may not know this, but after 40 years old, just about all of us start to build up the initiating pathology of Alzheimer's, which is amyloid plaque in the brain and the neurofibrillary tangles.

  5. 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.

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