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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 PAWS Jazz up party fingers with an uplifting shot of indigo from Rococo's appealing range of purples.
Christian Dior and Gucci went for a more autumnal approach to their collections, combining a variety of deep purples with burgundy and forest green tones.
There are full-on total purples, or for a bit of variation, those combining dark purple and palest lilac.
It's not really surprising that a 'home harvest' of sumptuous purples, plums, aubergines and berry reds is a perennial favourite because the colours give an instant injection of warmth, glamour and luxury.
Other reds and most of the blues, purples, and blackish tints--especially in berries and potatoes--trace to flavonoids called anthocyanins.
This rug from Mohawk takes a perennial favorite -- the leaf -- and combines it with the colors of the moment -- blue-influenced purples.
It's designed to look as though leaves in pinks and purples have been joyously scattered over a burgundy backdrop, creating a cosy yet sophisticated style.
Yes, this colourful condition has swamped the catwalk with sexy, seductive purples - and now they're weaving their magic into our homes.
PULL off purple with the experts' tips: 1 Purples, plums and berry tone lips are the best to offset teeth and make them appear whiter - Gucci Westman, Revlon global artistic director.
Deep purples work really well in bedrooms and look great combined with chrome units and lots of silver.