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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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He hadn't been seen for a year having received a handicap mark of 94 for three maiden hurdle runs, including two juvenile maiden contests.
He's been struggling in novice hurdles races so far - he was last of three on his only start over fences - and he'll continue to do so until he can get a handicap mark.
Princesse Grec's handicap mark has suffered after her victories, but she won well enough in a handicap chase at Worcester on her latest start in August to suggest that there is enough left to defy a careerhigh rating.
1992 Lochsong justified 9-2 favouritism when taking the Paul Caddick and Macgay Sprint Trophy at York off a handicap mark of just 73 under Willie Carson.
The 12-year-old Fosters Cross carried 11st 5lb in 2013 with a handicap mark of 133 and The Amarillo Kid carried 10st 7lb with a handicap mark of 121.
After his great effort in defeat last week, his handicap mark is expected to shoot up again.
And King High, successful over fences at Clonmel last time, might avail of his handicap mark and continue the fine run of trainer Eoin Doyle in the Down Royal Punters Pack Handicap Hurdle.
Needs one more run for a handicap mark, so expect him to make hay in nurseries later in the summer.
Marcus Tregoning's three-year-old had bolted up on her previous two starts on the all-weather when upped to middle distances, after which she was switched back to turf to take advantage of a lower handicap mark.
At the moment, there is an incentive sometimes for a horse to have a lower handicap mark so that it can win races off that mark.
45 RACE 1 PS2,500 guaranteed For 3yo+ Rated 45-50 (also open to such horses rated 44 and below) Weights highest weight 9st 7lb Minimum Weight 9-2 Penalties after September 20th, each race won 6lb Befortyfour's Handicap Mark 50 Entries 27 pay PS12 Penalty value 1st PS1,617 2nd PS481 3rd PS240 4th PS120 DRAW ADVANTAGE: SLIGHT LOW
Le Beau Bai was third in the 2009 renewal but had shown little form since before taking advantage of a falling handicap mark at the Monmouthshire venue earlier this month.