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tat·too

(ta-tū'),
1. A deliberate decorative implanting or injecting of indelible pigments into the skin or the tinctorial effect of accidental implantation.
2. To produce such an effect. The procedure, historically and geographically widespread, is associated with risks of infection. Removal is difficult, with pulsed laser treatment offering low risks of scarring.
[Tahiti, tatu]
Dermatology A permanent form of cutaneous decoration that may range from simple, often small dark-coloured insignias, messages or symbols performed by amateurs in prison, to elaborate multi-coloured animals, objects or scenes performed by professional, skilled workers under sterile conditions
Complications Infection, HBV, HCV transmission, allergic reaction to dyes, disfigurement, innoculation tuberculosis
Forensics An abnormal mark etched into tissue

tattoo

Dermatology A permanent form of cutaneous decoration that may range from simple, often small dark-colored insignias, messages or symbols performed by amateurs in prison, to elaborate multi-colored animals, objects or scenes performed by more skilled workers under relatively sterile conditions; up to 25% of college-aged persons have tattoos; persons with tattoos have a 7-fold ↑ risk of HCV infection. See Laser surgery. Cf Tattooing Forensic pathology An abnormal mark etched into tissue. See Powder tattoo.

tat·too

(ta-tū')
1. A deliberate decorative implanting or injecting of indelible pigments into the skin or the tinctorial effect of accidental implantation.
2. To produce such an effect.
3. Synonym(s): amalgam tattoo.
[Tahiti, tatu]
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"As evidenced by the fact that millions of young people, particularly teenage girls, are wearing our temporary tatoos, it is clear that body art is a category, not a trend," he asserts.
Segun Burkhard Riemscheider, reconocido autor de "Mondo Tatoo", el origen de la palabra Tatuaje es incierto, "se dice que deriva de la palabra "Ta" del Polinesio "golpear", o de la antigua practica de crear un tatuaje por medio del golpeteo de un hueso contra otro sobre la piel con el consiguiente sonido "tau-tau".
We believe the temporary tatoo segment has a very bright future."
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"Sat with her the last two days," fan Tatoo Mickey (https://twitter.com/tatoomickey/status/222784691214893056) tweeted .
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