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1. lesions on the teats of cows and almost always confined to the tip and including the orifice of the teat sinus. They are deep ulcers containing granulation tissue and usually a black spot. Milk flow is impeded and the lesion is very painful. They are caused by excessive suction during milking although Staphylococcus aureus is usually recoverable from the lesions. Called also black pox.
2. a fungal infection of chilled beef caused by Cladosporium herbarum and characterized by black spots on the surface of the meat.
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A: These tiny black spots are most likely artillery fungus, which comes from the decomposition of certain organic mulch in the spring and fall.
FAISALABAD -- SSP Patrolling Sardar Mohammad Asif Khan has directed concerned DSPs to conduct a comprehensive survey and identify black spots causing road accidents.
The Black Spot Program is a vital part of the State's commitment to improve road safety and reduce road trauma on South Australian roads.
Dr Napthine also discussed his concerns about the telecommunications black spots in rural and remote areas.
Engineer Maitha bin Udai, CEO of Traffic and Roads Agency, said: "The traffic safety strategy mapped out by experts of the Agency is partly based on technical reports and digital statistics of monitoring and following up spots witnessing frequent traffic accidents in Dubai and flagging them as Black Spots that require appropriate remedial measures," adding that "the Agency attaches utmost concern to the issue of traffic safety.
Last year, we spotted 50 traffic accident Black Spots in Dubai, of which 22 were redressed and work is up and running in 23 locations, while the remaining 5 locations are currently being re-designed.
The most common forms in Britain to date are an orange body with 15-20 black spots, or a black body with two or four orange or red spots.
If you are experiencing double vision, eye pain, black spots in your vision, or jerking eye movements, ask your doctor for a referral to an ophthalmologist or neurologist.
Dear Tree Doctor: What causes black spots to grow on (Norway) maple leaves?
CALLS HAVE been made for the Government to set up privatised, mobile speed cameras at accident black spots around the country.
One of the black spots in automotive engineering is the connector.
Dan Rose from Pot Belly Pig Rescue brought the puckering porcine, white with black spots and about the size of a football.