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punctation

Ob/Gyn A zone of red dots representing stromal papillae and blood vessel loops reaching the surface epithelium, seen by colposcopy which, when found, mandates a biopsy, as the pattern may reflect blood vessel changes of neoplasia.
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Discussion: Species in this genus are distinguished based on characteristics of pronotum punctation and maculation, connexiva coloration, and characters related to male genitalia and medial lobes of the 8th abdominal tergum.
Punctation around and above antennal sockets similar to that of lower third of clypeus; rest of head more finely punctured; vertex around ocelli smooth.
15] In this case, a high-grade vaginal lesion was expected, based on the dense acetowhite epithelium, coarsely dilated punctation with a wide intercapillary distance, a smooth margin, and multifocal, distinct iodinenegative (a positive Schiller's test result) epithelium.
Punctation of head is slightly denser, and vestiture of pronotum and abdomen is longer than in holotype.
Abdomen pointed posteriorly; T1 broadly attached to mesosoma; 2 basal carina at T1 with 2 strong ridges, distance between carinae shorter than length of these carinae; T1 with dense but light punctation in the middle, laterally smooth and covers half of the abdomen; T2 3x the length of T3 with slight punctation and lateral less dense hairs; T4 1.
1a); anterior part of lateral clypeal declivity with outward expansion hardly noticeable; with dense but coarse punctation throughout; antennal clubs dark brown, flagellum and pedicel bronze-black.
Head with epistoma feebly gibbous at centre, irregularly punctured, punctation distally denser and rather coarse, on disc fine and very sparse; clypeus anteriorly subtruncate, widely rounded at sides, rather thickly bordered, the edge feebly upturned and distinctly bristled laterally; genae angulate, posteriorly 09[degrees]34'N-83[degrees]41'W, VIII.
Anterior pronotal margin almost effaced, midline weakly impressed at base, pronotal surface moderately to evidently punctate, females tend to have a coarser punctation.
The low-grade category (0 points) is characterized by fine-caliber capillaries, either as punctation or a mosaic pattern (Plate 8).
Head nearly glabrous, black, except reddish-brown palpi; medially with a narrow but distinct cavity from near anterior margin of frons to almost head end, very deep on frons, shallow on vertex; with fine, rather sparse punctation in most parts.
Thoracic pleura: shiny, covered with moderately dense punctation and with long vestiture; peritreme rather obtuse, matte.
Moderately lobate, clypeus margin slightly excised in the middle, transverse laterally, frons almost flattened with deep punctation, dense recumbent long pubescence; antennae extending to the base of pronotum, basal segment broad and robust, 1st segment small but cylindrical.