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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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All odd numbered intervals will finish at the line marked "D" and all even numbered intervals will finish at the line marked "A".
Interval 2: In the ready position with feet shoulder width apart (facing North) the athletes place their left foot on the line marked "C".
Immediately they turn and run (10 yards East) and touch the line marked "D" with their foot.
The runners then turn and run (15 yards West) through the finish line marked "A".
Immediately after the first group finishes the 30 yard shuttle, our second group steps up to the line marked "C" and runs the 30 yard shuttle followed by our third group of players.
The tingle reminds Calhoun that he too is being trespassed against, being marked for exploitation and subjugation by the rapacious monocular gaze, being colonized by the "propertied class" that Falcon represents.
In other words, discourse is "ceaselessly marked and remarked" (6), and consequently resists absolutism or essentialism.
19) Unfortunately, even victorious rebellion entails loss; the Allmuseri are marked psychically in ways that prove more problematic than their physical wounds.
Thus Calhoun begins to understand the need to comprehend the double mark and the reality that "experience" aboard the Republic has transformed marksmen into marked men, and vice versa.
This sort of reliance on Western tradition has marked other African Diaspora writers for criticism.
This news release contains certain forward-looking statements about the proposed merger of Pocahontas Bancorp and Marked Tree Bancshares.
The proposed merger will be submitted to the stockholders of Marked Tree Bancshares for their consideration and approval.