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a spot, blemish, or other circumscribed area visible on the skin or a mucous membrane.
raspberry mark (strawberry mark) congenital hemangioma.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mark

(mark),
1. Any spot, line, or other figure on the cutaneous or mucocutaneous surface, visible through difference in color, elevation, or other peculiarity.
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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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

mark

See Birthmark, Bite mark, Bookmark, Cervix mark, Chair's mark, Class mark, Earmark, Hourglass mark, Pockmark, Stork mark, Stretch mark.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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).
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Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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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"Monetary Policy under Fixed Exchange Rates (1948-70)." In Fifty Years of the Deutsche Mark, ed.
What is clear from the results presented here is that Thailand's exchange rate peg prior to July 1997 never had the strong underpinnings that sustained Austria's peg to the Deutsche mark.
As an example, let's assume that our Nigerian company is expecting to receive a payment of DM100,000 into its dollar account in three months time, and the company's objective is to hedge the downside risk (ie, the risk that the deutsche mark may weaken).
From the beginning of July to September, the Norwegian krone weakened by 4.5 per cent against the Deutsche mark. Norges Bank raised its key rates by 3.5 percentage points in four steps during this period in order to limit exchange rate fluctuations.
Banks and security houses have poured millions of hours, as well as millions of dollars, francs, guilders, deutsche marks, and pesetas in preparation.
The Commission was acutely aware of the international monetary environment, and Hallstein was critical of the unilateralism with which Germany decided to revalue the deutsche mark.(37) The Commission argued that the international monetary system was fragile and would benefit from the Community functioning as a single unit and creating a European reserve currency.
In 1986 and 1987, the reverse situation--a strong deutsche mark combined with historically low short-term interest rates--led to CBM growth of 7.7 percent and 8 percent, respectively, while M3 grew at 7 percent and 6 percent during those two years, so that all measures exceeded the target monetary growth range.
deutsche mark observed at time t (prior to monetary
Apprehension among the population will increase because of fear of a war in the near future (even if the Yugoslavian conflict is quelled, continued unrest can be expected in the former Soviet Union) and anxiety about the Maastricht treaty, which threaten the deutsche mark and the stability that the mark provides as a symbol of German identity.
It has been suggested the Deutsche Bank wrote down its new headquarters in Frankfurt to one deutsche mark (from a probable cost of over DM 1 billion) on the premise it was a specially built facility with no tangible value to any other user.
The page limitation is actually a stronger deterrent to ad sales than the East German economy; ad sales have been strong despite the region's deep economic distress brought on by the switch to a market economy and the introduction of the deutsche mark.
Using the average 1984 exchange rate of $0.35 per deutsche mark,[5] the West German investment equals about $7.56 billion, or $4,447 per apprentice, per year.

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