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Definition 1: a memorial made of brass - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for plaque in the sense of this definition

(plaque is a kind of ...) a structure erected to commemorate persons or events

Definition 2: (pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body - [noun denoting body]

(plaque is a kind of ...) a small contrasting part of something

"a bald spot" "a leopard's spots" "a patch of clouds" "patches of thin ice" "a fleck of red"

(... is a kind of plaque ) a plaque consisting of tangles of amyloid protein in nervous tissue (a pathological mark of Alzheimer's disease)

(... is a kind of plaque ) a fatty deposit inside an arterial wall; characteristic of atherosclerosis

(... is a kind of plaque ) a film of mucus and bacteria deposited on the teeth that encourages the development of dental caries

(plaque belongs to category ...) the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases

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