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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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The designated marksman acts as a member of the squad under the direction of the squad leader or as designated by the platoon leader.
For instance, during the successful uprising, a liberated slave turned marksman takes aim at the Captain, now a marked man, and blasts a cannon shot through Falcon's door, severely injuring him and hastening his subsequent suicide.
Long-gun accessories for the marksman include a carrying case, cleaning kit, and a carrier for spare shells.
Successful lenders are securing mortgage leads from many sources and then counting on Marksman to sort out the deals that can close from those that shouldn't even get to the LOS," said Mortech Inc.
Dion Barrett was the other marksman with his first senior goal for the club.
PC Chris Catcheside, a marksman with Nottinghamshire Police, said Moat must have been "utterly demoralised" as he sat in torrential rain.
I've missed my top marksman Matty Robinson for the past four games after he was sent off playing Sunday football.
Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) Service Rifle Team conducts the Squad Designated Marksman Train the Trainer and the USAMU Service Pistol Team conducts the Close Quarter Marksman Train the Trainers for Soldiers throughout the Army.
The figures were released as it was announced that a police marksman who shot a woman after she refused to drop an air pistol would not be prosecuted.
The Midlands club moved in for the former non-League marksman after a proposed move to Ipswich fell through at the last minute.
Avon Athletic were full value for their 3-1 decision over Tudor Rose, which was endorsed by strikes from Mike Farrell, Anthony Forrest and ace marksman Kevin Gould.
It is easy to understand how a police marksman must feel when he has trained in his sights someone who is holding something that may or may not be capable of letting loose round after round.