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pock

 [pok]
a pustule, especially of smallpox.

pock

(pok),
The specific pustular cutaneous lesion of smallpox.
[A.S. poc, a pustule]

pock

(pok) a pustule, especially of smallpox.

pock

(pŏk)
n.
1. A pustule caused by smallpox or a similar eruptive disease.
2. A mark or scar left in the skin by such a pustule; a pockmark.
tr.v. pocked, pocking, pocks
To mark with pocks; pit.

pock′y adj.

pock·mark

(pok'mahrk)
The small, depressed scar left after the healing of the smallpox pustule.
Synonym(s): pit (2) .

pock

a pustule typified by the cutaneous lesions of poxviruses.
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While stationed in Japan, Pock made two trips to China and saw firsthand how some acupuncture techniques were performed.
The next day I called for some information," Pock said.
Still, it took time and experience, such as that encounter with the elderly patient, to fully convince Pock of acupuncture's promise.
That first patient has required some follow-up treatments, as do many others, Pock said, but in general, acupuncture has proved effective in managing her pain.
Treatments with ultra-thin needles--"people hardly know they go in," Pock said--have enabled patients to begin producing their own saliva again, with lasting results for many.
With Niemtzow and two other doctors, Pock wrote a case study, published in March in the journal Medical Acupuncture, that described how auricular acupuncture changed the life of a 55-year-old woman.
When she attended medical school in the 1980s, there was very little introduction to complementary medicine, Pock said.
Pock is one player in this movement, says Niemtzow, but her interest and participation in acupuncture treatment while holding a post in senior management is unique.
Pock, who decided to go into (executive) medicine, has been captivated by alternative medicine," Niemtzow said.
After June 2002, when new recipe cookies were put into production, pock marks under cookies were reduced or eliminated.
Half time: Pocklington 12 - 31 Middlesbrough Fezan played well at full back and our midfield defence meant that Pock were kicking a lot.
Pock scored another try and it was real end to end stuff.