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blotch

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

blotch

a skin discoloration that may vary in severity from an area of pigmentation to large pustules or blisters.

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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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.
Along with various other elements, these irregular peripheral blotches recur in the same place from one painting to the next.
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.
A plastics engineer notices blotches on her thermoformed plastic parts.
In our office aquarium, blotches come and go on some individual fish.
7 in head; caudal fin of male strongly lunate with produced lobes; pelvic fins relatively short, not reaching anal fin origin when depressed; diagnostic live colour pattern features of males include a pink overall coloration with broad, irregular yellow stripe or rectangular blotch on middle of side, and series of 4-5 large, irregular black blotches along back, extending on to adjacent basal portion of dorsal fin; female mainly reddish pink with pupil-sized black spot on upper caudal peduncle.
Forty years ago, prisons were often seen as dark blotches on the landscapes," writes James Bovard in his indispensable new book, The Bush Betrayal.
At their largest, these three dark pocks and their smaller satellite blotches covered enough of the sun's surface to cause a dip in solar radiation measurable by Earth-orbiting satellites.
A spokesman for the supplier says the product improves skin firmness in lust five days and works to diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, smooth skin texture, minimize the appearance of pores, blotches and age spots, and soothe dry skin.
Liquid feed weekly and spray with a copper fungicide if brownish-purple blotches of blight appear on the leaves.
But Johnson, set to become the new pin-up of British athletics having already modelled for newspapers and magazines, admitted after her medal success that she comes out in blotches and a rash whenever she hits the sand.
Soon, red blotches appeared on their skin, and the lymph nodes (clumps of tissue) in their armpits and groins swelled to the size of eggs.