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a spot or blemish.
tache blanche (“white spot”), a white spot on the liver in certain infectious diseases.
t's bleuâtres (“bluish spots”), maculae caeruleae.
tache cérébrale (“cerebral spot”), a congested streak produced by drawing the nail across the skin; a concomitant of various nervous or cerebral diseases.
tache motrice (“motor spot”), a motor nerve ending in which the nerve fibril passes to a muscle cell, where it ends in a slight enlargement.
tache noire (“black spot”), an ulcer covered with a black crust, a characteristic local reaction at the presumed site of the infective bite in certain tickborne rickettsioses.
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tache noire(tahsh nwahr)
Characteristic lesion (the term is French for "black spot,") that can form at the site of an arthropod bite transmitting either Rickettsia conorii or Orientia tsutsugamushi to a human host; primary lesion of boutonneuse fever.
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tache noireThe initial sign of the tick-borne TYPHUS fevers of Africa-a painless, raised red area with a black centre of dead (necrotic) tissue, that appears at the site of the tick bite.
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