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approaching black; reflecting little light.

dark cutting beef
the meat is much darker than normal on its cut surface; caused by preslaughter stress. Called also dark, firm dry muscle, DFD.
dark firm, dry muscle
see dark cutting beef (above).
dark film
x-ray film that has been overexposed, or grossly overdeveloped.
film dark spots
caused by developer splashing on the x-ray film causing prolonged local development.
dark room
a room dedicated to the processing of film; must be light-proof, temperature stable and fitted with water and power.

Patient discussion about dark

Q. What health condition would produce blood and dark colored semen?

A. any inflammation in that area can cause that. from the urethra to the testis. here is a symptom checker that show you all the conditions that causes blood to show up in your semen and their other symptoms:

Q. very dark blood clots @ first sight of period? At first sight of period, instead of normal rosy spotting it's brownish spotting followed by small clots.

A. totally agree with hottie, most likely that will be in normal range of variation. unless you feel some unusual pain, then you need to find medical advice. but it is also suggested for you to go to your ob-gyn doctor for a regular checkup anyway.
stay healthy always..

Q. after a pedicure, the soles of my feet are dark w/freckles, skin is itchy/thick, my derm says its eczema,help! the pedicure was in fall, 2002. I mad a mistake and wore nylon boots during a storm, the dye never fully disappeared. I would scrub the soles of my feet until I couldn't walk. However, within the last 4 months both heels are itchy, thick, dark-er and now they both have dark legions/ freckles have formed.

A. Are you sure you are going to a clean sterile saloon? It is very important to make sure they use sterile tools for a pedicure because they can transfer fungal infections very easily. Either way you should see a dermatologist to get the right kind of cream treatment for your feet.

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Then in the stillness lying next to me I only see that maiden of my youth And if in old age the Lord should dim my sight He is only making sure I can never look at you with eyes of a darker shade of light.
Now don't get me wrong, I'm not criticising PC Darker.
Now that the clocks have gone back and it is getting darker much earlier in the afternoon, police are urging residents to ensure homes are safe and secure at all times and take steps to ensure lights are on at appropriate times of the day.
Glaucoma patients using the drug often have permanently darker eyes after six months of treatment.
Prosecutor Owen Williams told Cardiff Crown Court that as the men walked through Bute Park after leaving Robin's Bar in Canton on July 28, Mr Carpenter suddenly discovered Darker had armed himself with a sharp blade and was attacking him.
Furthermore, since the building is now darker than it was before, it absorbs more heat, changing the physical properties of its stones and hastening some types of physical degradation.
Fanoula Darker, 36, who now lives in Ireland, took her daughter to the Healthcall Services surgery in Pendleton, Salford, on December 29, 1999, where Dr Subramanian was working as a locum.
Mother Fanoula Darker, 36, who now lives in Ireland, said justice had been done.
PC Darker hopes that by clearing the land, criminals will have nowhere to dump stolen goods.
And it's unlikely the darker locks will last if other stars are anything to go by.
The Habibis crack out the castanets and chants for some traditional Greek music, while film score composer Ollie Olsen takes the music in a darker, more ominous direction.
All you need, is your usual make-up, and two concealer sticks, one should be a paler shade than your usual foundation, the other darker.