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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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This is where official handicap marks can be useful.
And there must be every chance that Yorkies Boy can show improvement in his new surroundings, which would make him an attractive proposition off a handicap mark of 102.
Over at Kelso, Kathryn's Pet can capitalise on a favourable handicap mark by winning the Glendale Engineering Morebattle Hurdle.
15 Dundalk Cassidys XL Carrickmacross Handicap 1m ATR Card page 56 IRELAND'S turf season kicks off on Sunday fortnight and some contenders for the feature event test their handicap marks here.
The colt beat a useful rival on the turf at Southwell on his seasonal debut and the application of first-time cheek pieces will sharpen his concentration as he bids to take advantage of a decreasing handicap mark.
DAVID Elsworth knows the time of day when he gets a half-decent horse and it is not hard to imagine that he was interested to see HIGH BRAY handed a handicap mark of 54.
Dan O'Brien's mare races off the same handicap mark as last year, under the same jockey and in the same ground conditions.
A HORSE'S rating, or handicap mark, is the measure of its ability based on its performances in previous races, with each unit representing 1lb.
Sweetheart returns to Flat action able to race off a handicap mark of just 67, which looks sufficiently low to win this.
10) could prove a value bet as he's definitely got the ability to win in this grade off his current handicap mark and, crucially, his stable is in really good form.
His victory at Sandown left him on a career-high handicap mark, but the step up to three miles seemed to suit as he stayed on takingly to finish on the heels of the placed horses.
The club are next in action tomorrow-week when the fairways and greens of Lichfield's Seedy Mill course provides the challenge with Evans looking to complete another success but off a handicap mark of 12 from 14.