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n. pl. lori·cae (-sē)
Zoology A protective external shell or case, as of a rotifer or any of certain other microscopic organisms.
lor′i·cate′ (lôr′ĭ-kāt′, lŏr′-), lor′i·ca′ted (-kā′tĭd) adj.
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