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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.
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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).
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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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He's been struggling in novice hurdles races so far - he was last of three on his only start over fences - and he'll continue to do so until he can get a handicap mark.
Over at Kelso, Kathryn's Pet can capitalise on a favourable handicap mark by winning the Glendale Engineering Morebattle Hurdle.
The horse could run in an unlimited number of such events, but would not be eligible for a handicap mark until sufficient evidence had been offered to satisfy the distance and rating criteria.
If a horse is running off the same handicap mark that it has either won or run well off in the same sort and class of race then it is clearly well worth considering.
Although his Group 1 entry later in the year looks a tad optimistic on what he's shown so far, it does suggest that he has the requisite ability to score off his current handicap mark.
His handicap mark having dropped to a decent level, trainer Milton Bradley might just have something in mind for the nine-year-old who has always been well suited by a stiff five furlongs like this test.
Subsequent disappointments have led to a hefty fall in his handicap mark and a switch of stable to Alan Berry.
Sweetheart returns to Flat action able to race off a handicap mark of just 67, which looks sufficiently low to win this.
The colt beat a useful rival on the turf at Southwell on his seasonal debut and the application of first-time cheek pieces will sharpen his concentration as he bids to take advantage of a decreasing handicap mark.
DAVID Elsworth knows the time of day when he gets a half-decent horse and it is not hard to imagine that he was interested to see HIGH BRAY handed a handicap mark of 54.
Dan O'Brien's mare races off the same handicap mark as last year, under the same jockey and in the same ground conditions.
And, having now qualified for a handicap mark over hurdles, he could very much be one to follow.