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blotch

(bloch),
Commonly used term to denote a pigmented or erythematous lesion.

blotch

a skin discoloration that may vary in severity from an area of pigmentation to large pustules or blisters.

blotch

A popular term for large pustule, coarse eruption or rash.

blotch

(bloch)
A skin lesion characterized by irregularly shaped spots.
See also: spot
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Each blotch is based on some original instance of analog formlessness, which is corrupted by being (mis)treated with a number of digital processes and then subjected to further analog deteriorations in the process of silk-screening.
Vertical rows of blotches are referred to as V1-V9: V1 is represented by the blotch anteriorly on the nape; V2 includes the blotch around the dorsal fin origin, and the first blotch in row H2; V3 includes the second blotch close to the dorsal fin base, the H2 blotch below and the first blotch in row H3.
The blotch in the normal pattern is divided into to three smaller blotches, the anterior one subquadrangular, and the other two on the posterior half of the body.
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Von Schwedes' composition is such that the eye is inexplicably guided to this bright blotch of green on the upper left-hand side of the canvas.
London, August 12 ( ANI ): Scientists believe the strange blotch on pictures NASA's Curiosity rover sent back from Mars could have been debris from rover landing.
Sick hellebores area blotch on landscape WHAT 9 are the brown marks on my hellebores?
4) and occur at the following locations on the body: postorbital blotch - posterior to the eye, anterior to a vertical through posterior margin of preopercle; temporal marking - directly above posterodorsal corner of preopercle; and shoulder spot - directly above posterodorsal corner of operculum.
Every time we turned around there was another blotch going black, it was horrific.
guttata meahllmorum, based upon its low body blotch counts and brownish, rather than reddish, coloration by which the authors distinguished it from E.
Overall, they studied 10 males of known age and 26 whose ages were estimated based on the extent of blotch darkening when first observed.