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blem·ish

(blem'ish),
1. A small circumscribed alteration of the skin considered to be unesthetic but insignificant.
2. To alter the skin, rendering an unesthetic appearance.

blemish

Etymology: OFr, bleme, to deface
a skin stain, alteration, defect, or flaw.

blemish

Dermatology
A popular term for any cosmetic skin defect—e.g., birthmarks and lesions—caused by ageing or exposure to the sun.
 
Examples
Port-wine stains, scars, acne scars, birth-related stretch marks.
 
Management
Green-light lasering.
 
Vox populi
Spot, speck, flaw, deformity, stain, defect, fault, taint, reproach, dishonour, imputation.

blemish

Dermatology A cosmetic skin defect–eg, birthmarks and lesions caused by aging or exposure to the sun Examples Port-wine stains, scars, acne scars, birth-related stretch marks Management Green-light lasering. See Facial resurfacing.

blem·ish

(blem'ish)
1. A small circumscribed alteration of the skin considered to be unesthetic but insignificant.
2. To alter the skin, rendering an unesthetic appearance.
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