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pockmark

 [pok´mahrk]
a depressed scar left by a pustule.

pock·mark

(pok'mark),
The small depressed scar left after the healing of the smallpox pustule.

pockmark

(pŏk′märk′)
n.
1. A pitlike scar left on the skin by smallpox or another eruptive disease.
2. A small pit on a surface: The gophers left the lawn covered with pockmarks.
tr.v. pock·marked, pock·marking, pock·marks
To cover with pockmarks; pit.

pock′marked′ adj.

pockmark

Pock mark A deep, sharply circumscriped 'icepick' scar seen in Pts recovered from smallpox, now of historic interest; shallower pockmarks may be seen in chickenpox.

pock·mark

(pok'mahrk)
The small, depressed scar left after the healing of the smallpox pustule.
Synonym(s): pit (2) .
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Pockmarks have a wide range of sizes and shapes, often found as circular craters from less than one metre-, to greater than 700 m in diameter and exceeding 45 m in depth (King and MacLean 1970; Gontz 2002).
Los pockmarks fueron identificados por primera vez en la plataforma de Nueva Escocia a finales de la decada de los sesenta, y se definieron como depresiones esfericas o semiesfericas con paredes escalonadas y fondos planos (King And MacLean, 1970).
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The sea floor below is pockmarked with strange craters.
Pockmarks or seafloor craters, reaching tens of metres wide and several metres deep, are typically found in groups (Hovland and Judd, 1988) and are formed by the removal of sediment as fluid (commonly gas) escapes into the water column.
One of them had pockmarks and another had a weasel- like face.
Even those who recovered could have pockmarks or loss of sight.
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