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pockmark

 [pok´mahrk]
a depressed scar left by a pustule.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pock·mark

(pok'mark),
The small depressed scar left after the healing of the smallpox pustule.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pockmark

(pŏk′märk′)
n.
1. A pitlike scar left on the skin by smallpox or another eruptive disease.
2. A small pit on a surface: The gophers left the lawn covered with pockmarks.
tr.v. pock·marked, pock·marking, pock·marks
To cover with pockmarks; pit.

pock′marked′ adj.
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pockmark

Pock mark A deep, sharply circumscriped 'icepick' scar seen in Pts recovered from smallpox, now of historic interest; shallower pockmarks may be seen in chickenpox.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pock·mark

(pok'mahrk)
The small, depressed scar left after the healing of the smallpox pustule.
Synonym(s): pit (2) .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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