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purple

 [pur´p'l]
1. a color between blue and red.
2. a substance of this color used as a dye or indicator.
visual purple rhodopsin.

pur·ple

(pŭr'pĕl),
A color formed by a mixture of blue and red. For individual purple dyes see specific name.
[L. purpura]
Drug slang A regional term for ketamine
Fringe medicine/Quackery A colour believed to be good for emotional problems, rheumatism, epilepsy, reducing pain, deep tissue work, bones, as understood in the context of the pseudoscience known as colour therapy

pur·ple

(pŭr'pĕl)
A color formed by a mixture of blue and red.
[L. purpura]

purple 

A mixture, in suitable proportions, of short wave radiations (less than 400 nm) and long wave radiations (greater than 700 nm). It is a complementary colour to yellow-green. Purples are colour stimuli represented on the chromaticity diagram by the straight line joining the ends of the spectrum locus. Syn. non-spectral colour; non-spectral purple.

Patient discussion about purple

Q. what is a purple spot on penis

A. could be some kind of hematoma- a bruise, blood vessels that bleed internally and caused a"papula". if you press it and it changes color to white- that could be it. if not, here are some more suggestions:
http://menshealth.about.com/od/diseasesconditions/a/penis_spots.htm

Q. why my hands are getting purple and freezing?

A. thank you, but these answers are not correct answers for my question

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Purple Top for your contributions to this case and patient care.
Some years, either Purple Top or White Egg does not do well.
Bridger, sporting short hair and a goatie beard, and wearing his blue jumper over a purple top and blue jeans, said nothing during the hearing apart from confirming his identity.
Maule's 1902 seed catalog included Aberdeen, Goldenball, Southern 7 Top, Extra Early Purple Top Milan, Early White Flat Dutch, Red Top Strap Leaf, Scarlet Kashmir and Late White Norfolk.
The figure, unveiled by the star last year, has swapped a red evening dress for a orange skirt and purple top.
Denim jacket, pounds 16, Primark; purple top, pounds 7 in the sale at Miss Selfridge; scarf, I've had for ages; maxi skirt, pounds 3 in the sale at Miss Selfridge; flip flops, pounds 2, Primark; bangles, a mix from Topshop and Primark; bag, pounds 20, Principles.
Shoes, model's own Fashion legend: Barbara Black wide-leg trousers, pounds 18; purple top and neck tie, pounds 16; black ankle boots with wedge heel, pounds 16; all from George @ Asda.
And Amy dresses up in her favourite purple top, a black skirt and knee-high boots for the date.
She was last seen wearing a purple top with a stripy top underneath and brown trousers.
But they're off to a pretty poor start, despite the pic of a blonde in a purple top on their site.
She has blue eyes and shoulder-length dirty blond hair, and was last seen wearing a purple top and red pants.
They are all wearing pale blue cardigans and grey trousers, except Ian Poulter, who is wearing a bright purple top and tartan trousers.