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1. Plaque
A clear spot on a lawn of bacteria or cultured cells where cells have been lysed by viral infection.

2. Plaque
A localized area of clearing in a bacterial lawn on an agar plate. The clearing is due to lysis or inhibited growth of cells which is caused by virus or bacteriophage infection.

3. Plaque
A plaque is a palpable area of skin that is larger than 1 cm in diameter. It can be the coalescence of papules. Secondary features may include atrophy , lichenification (irregular scaly edges) or hyperkeratosis .

4. Plaque-forming unit (PFU)
Refers to any entity which can give rise to a plaque . For example, if a phage stock solution has 1010 pfu/ml, it means that every ml of this stock has 1010 phage particles which can form plaques. This (pfu/ml) is the conventional way to refer the concentration of a phage preparation. Compare with CFU .

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