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blotch

(bloch),
Commonly used term to denote a pigmented or erythematous lesion.

blotch

A popular term for large pustule, coarse eruption or rash.

blotch

(bloch)
A skin lesion characterized by irregularly shaped spots.
See also: spot
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"I think it's a great blotch on the incredible country that we all love.
Peony blotch also appears in spring with these symptoms:
Caption: Stress from Pierce's disease, red blotch and a move toward mechanization are leading growers to replant.
sorokiniana for spot blotch and leaf rust reduction in wheat under greenhouse conditions and the role of defense enzymes in suppression of these diseases.
Spot blotch (SB) caused by Cochliobolus sativus (Ito & Kurib.) Drechsler ex Dastur [anamorph: Bipolaris sorokiniana (Sacc.) Shoem.] is economically one of the most important fungal diseases of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) throughout the world (Mathre et al., 2003).
Violas are much daintier than brash, bolder pansies, which have large rounded blooms, often with a 'face' or central black blotch.
13, 5,200 have serious symptoms with at least three blotches or a blotch at least 5 centimeters in diameter, and 956 of the 5,200 have obvious white blotches over large areas such as their face and hands.
PROBABLY leaf blotch. Caused by a fungus, it attacks leaves, stems and flowers and can cause the plant to collapse.
The black blotch resolves into a cat sitting on the floor, head tilted at the oblique as though it were rubbing against the object behind it.
EACH OF THE EIGHT LARGE PAINTINGS--all Untitled, 2011-that Christopher Wool is showing at this year's Venice Biennale is dominated by a bulbous central blotch, taller than it is wide.
Vertical rows of blotches are referred to as V1-V9: V1 is represented by the blotch anteriorly on the nape; V2 includes the blotch around the dorsal fin origin, and the first blotch in row H2; V3 includes the second blotch close to the dorsal fin base, the H2 blotch below and the first blotch in row H3.
The problem is hellebore leaf blotch, which is caused by a fungus.