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mark

 
a spot, blemish, or other circumscribed area visible on the skin or a mucous membrane.
raspberry mark (strawberry mark) congenital hemangioma.

mark

(mark),
1. Any spot, line, or other figure on the cutaneous or mucocutaneous surface, visible through difference in color, elevation, or other peculiarity.
[A.S. mearc]

mark

(mahrk) a spot, blemish, or other circumscribed area visible on a surface.
birth mark  see birthmark.
port-wine mark  nevus flammeus.
strawberry mark 

mark

Etymology: AS, mearc
any nevus or birthmark.

mark

A general term for a spot or place on a body surface, which is indicated either naturally, as in a birthmark, or deliberately, as in the use of felt-tip marker by a surgeon planning a procedure.

mark

See Birthmark, Bite mark, Bookmark, Cervix mark, Chair's mark, Class mark, Earmark, Hourglass mark, Pockmark, Stork mark, Stretch mark.

mark

(mahrk)
1. Any spot, line, or other figure on the cutaneous or mucocutaneous surface, visible through difference in color, elevation, or other peculiarity.
2. Synonym(s): infundibulum (8).
[A.S. mearc]

Patient discussion about mark

Q. How to prevent Stretch Marks? I am pregnant and am starting to get Stretch Marks. How can I stop them?

A. Stretch Marks are hereditary and some women get it while others don't. There are special creams out there in order to prevent stretch marks, however I recommend you take a good moisturizing cream and rub it on your stomach and anywhere else that you need to, every night after the bath.

Q. I want to know why do all pregnant woman get stretch marks and how to treat them? I have given birth to a baby boy recently….it is joyous time on Christmas Eve. This is my second baby. During my previous delivery I didn’t get any stretch mark but now. I want to know why do all pregnant woman get stretch marks and how to treat them?

A. not all women get stretchmarks during pregnancy. some women get them without being pregnant.

Q. Are these stretch marks very common and how to avoid them? I mean which cream to be used? I am in my 8 th month. Everything is going good. Just a worry came when I saw one woman having stretch marks. Are these stretch marks very common and how to avoid them? I mean which cream to be used?

A. Hi , this is my 2nd baby. During the last pregnancy I had stretch marks. I have seen some ladies, who do not have at all. I met one woman with 4 children she did not have any. One of my friend; had in the very first pregnancy. There are creams available for use by pregnant woman before and after pregnancy to avoid stretch marks altogether.

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Analysis at the height of the crisis suggested that had the eurozone broken up, a neue deutsche mark would have gone up at least 40 percent and probably more.
For example, if our Nigerian company owes the German supplier DM10m and is concerned that the deutsche mark may strengthen against the naira or the dollar before payment is made, it will buy the deutsche mark at the spot rate today.
The dealer cannot convert the deutsche mark liability embedded in the swap into a U.
This would effectively have resulted in an upward revaluation of the German currency and would have automatically devalued the euro against the deutsche mark, thereby allowing the peripheral eurozone countries to achieve growth and debt repayment without the crushing austerity that has now driven unemployment to record levels.
In his words Bulgaria should not be worried about that peg because it is actually to the Deutsche mark and - in the event of any changes to the euro zone - it would continue to follow whatever Germany used.
Treasury Federal Exchange Period and item Reserve Stabilization Fund Valuation profits and losses on outstanding assets and liabilities, June 30, 1998 Deutsche marks 39.
You have no deutsche marks in your purse because you have just come from France.
Initial orders under the new contract have totaled four million deutsche marks (approximately $2 million).
Millions of dollars Quarterly changes in balances by source Balance, Net purchases Item June 30, 1997 and sales(1) FEDERAL RESERVE Deutsche marks 11,671.
31, 1996 Net purchases and sales(1) FEDERAL RESERVE Deutsche marks 13,030.
He kicked off the "Upswing in the East" program, which pumped 24 billion deutsche marks ($15 billion) into eastern infrastructure projects.
com GmbH, for 30,600 Euros (approximately $27,000) and a subordinated loan of 600,000 Deutsche Marks (approximately $268,000).

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