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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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Such variables as slope, brushiness, and a dummy variable for marking activity were initially included in the model but they did not pass the significance level test and the slope variable showed a significant correlation with a variable for the marking time spent on the site.
Marking Time is trained by Karl Burke, who moved his string from Newmarket to Middleham before the start of this season.
Keegan is in limbo as he prepares for Sunday's friendly against Belgium at Sunderland's Stadium of Light, knowing that the result in Stockholm 24 hours earlier will decide whether he is preparing for the play-offs or marking time until the start of the World Cup qualifiers next season.
Now, with a symbol marking time at the maze's entrance, just about every participant felt the urge to walk the maze.
Equally disturbing, 19% -- one out of five employees -- are disengaged, meaning they have "checked out" in many respects and are likely just marking time on the job.
Hatton will defend his WBU light- welter weight title against American veteran Oliveira at the Ex Cel Arena on December 11 in what is considered a marking time fight for the champion.
The duets were so intense that everything else, beautifully executed as it was, sometimes seemed like marking time until the couple took centre stage again.
Time was whiled away swimming in the ocean, surveying the legions of hermit crabs along the tidal reef flat, hiking the island's interior, reading in hammocks slung near the water's edge, and marking time until the serving of the next gourmet meal.
His first piece for that troupe, Marking Time, was the beginning of their professional collaboration.
While the Nasdaq has been selling off in the last few days, CFW has been marking time.
Bumble's early days as opening bat then coach were clearly just marking time for a career in the commentary box and so consummate is he that heaven right now would be the Ashes series with Lloyd, Benaud and Blofeld doing the honours.
At its most essential, radio is a timekeeper - it offers entertainment, a way into the world for many, but it also can be a device for marking time.