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mark

 
a spot, blemish, or other circumscribed area visible on the skin or a mucous membrane.
raspberry mark (strawberry mark) congenital hemangioma.

mark

(mark),
1. Any spot, line, or other figure on the cutaneous or mucocutaneous surface, visible through difference in color, elevation, or other peculiarity.
[A.S. mearc]

mark

(mahrk) a spot, blemish, or other circumscribed area visible on a surface.
birth mark  see birthmark.
port-wine mark  nevus flammeus.
strawberry mark 

mark

Etymology: AS, mearc
any nevus or birthmark.

mark

A general term for a spot or place on a body surface, which is indicated either naturally, as in a birthmark, or deliberately, as in the use of felt-tip marker by a surgeon planning a procedure.

mark

See Birthmark, Bite mark, Bookmark, Cervix mark, Chair's mark, Class mark, Earmark, Hourglass mark, Pockmark, Stork mark, Stretch mark.

mark

(mahrk)
1. Any spot, line, or other figure on the cutaneous or mucocutaneous surface, visible through difference in color, elevation, or other peculiarity.
2. Synonym(s): infundibulum (8).
[A.S. mearc]

Patient discussion about mark

Q. How to prevent Stretch Marks? I am pregnant and am starting to get Stretch Marks. How can I stop them?

A. Stretch Marks are hereditary and some women get it while others don't. There are special creams out there in order to prevent stretch marks, however I recommend you take a good moisturizing cream and rub it on your stomach and anywhere else that you need to, every night after the bath.

Q. I want to know why do all pregnant woman get stretch marks and how to treat them? I have given birth to a baby boy recently….it is joyous time on Christmas Eve. This is my second baby. During my previous delivery I didn’t get any stretch mark but now. I want to know why do all pregnant woman get stretch marks and how to treat them?

A. not all women get stretchmarks during pregnancy. some women get them without being pregnant.

Q. Are these stretch marks very common and how to avoid them? I mean which cream to be used? I am in my 8 th month. Everything is going good. Just a worry came when I saw one woman having stretch marks. Are these stretch marks very common and how to avoid them? I mean which cream to be used?

A. Hi , this is my 2nd baby. During the last pregnancy I had stretch marks. I have seen some ladies, who do not have at all. I met one woman with 4 children she did not have any. One of my friend; had in the very first pregnancy. There are creams available for use by pregnant woman before and after pregnancy to avoid stretch marks altogether.

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Corren Price's young bitch was impressive in the heats, making it lucky 13 when getting off the mark in style last week.
Back in maiden company at Bath last time, she showed no hesitation in getting off the mark, quickening well to beat Farthing a length and a half.
40 Ludlow SP forecast 13-8 Progressive chase form this season, getting off the mark at the second attempt in a 2m novice handicap at Ludlow and bettering that effort when finishing strongly in third in a hot 2m21/2f handicap chase at Newbury next time.
He said: "We have a sports scientist at the club and he does a lot of work on explosion and strength - getting off the mark.
The French import won with plenty in hand when getting off the mark as a hurdler in a Stratford maiden and, just a week ago, proved just as threatening in handicap company when squeezing through to defy a mark of 117 on heavy going at Sandown.
10 Uttoxeter SP forecast 6-4 This half-brother to smart pair Simenon and Vivacious Vivienne had only three runs on the Flat for William Haggas, getting off the mark at the third attempt in a soft-ground 1m2f maiden at Newcastle in June.
She'd proved f rustrating until finally getting off the mark w ith a convincing win whenjustifyingfavouritismin a6fLeicesterhandicap.
ONE TO PLAY Johns Classic (Monmore) CHRIS ALLSOPP'S black was getting off the mark at the 15th attempt when winning a heat of the Bags/SIS Easter Bunny Stayers at Monmore on Monday, March 12.
35 Haydock SP forecast 6-4 Sir Mark Prescott's gelding progressed well in maidens, getting off the mark at the third time of asking on his seasonal reappearance at Newcastle before failing to justify favouritism on his handicap debut at Musselburgh last month, trailing in a well-beaten sixth.