bacterial plaque

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bacterial plaque

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(Dentistry) another term for dental plaque
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Noun1.bacterial plaque - a film of mucus and bacteria deposited on the teeth that encourages the development of dental cariesbacterial plaque - a film of mucus and bacteria deposited on the teeth that encourages the development of dental caries
plaque - (pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body
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"The cabin pressure in the aircraft can dislodge a mucous plaque in the airway obstructing normal breathing.
The fundamental lesions most commonly detected were mucous plaque (in seven anatomical sites), ulcer (in five), nodule (in four), spot and erosion (in one site each) (Table 1).
Nebulization with hypertonic saline has been shown to be theoretically more beneficial as compared to the normal saline because it can absorb more water from the mucous plaques of bronchi and thus helps to decrease the symptoms of acute bronchiolitis.