dimpling


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dimp·ling

(dimp'ling),
1. Causing dimples.
2. A condition marked by the formation of dimples, natural or artificial.

dimpling

Etymology: ME, dympull
small, abnormal indentations or depressions on the surface of a body or organ.

dimp·ling

(dim'pling)
1. Causing dimples.
2. A condition marked by the formation of dimples, natural or artificial.

dimpling

The formation of slight depressions in the flesh due to retraction of the subcutaneous tissue. It occurs in certain carcinomas, such as cancer of the breast.
See: peau d'orange
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