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tattooing

 [tah-too´ing]
the introduction, by punctures, of permanent colors in the skin.
tattooing of cornea permanent coloring of the cornea, chiefly to conceal leukomatous spots.

tattooing

/tat·too·ing/ (tah-too´ing) the introduction, by punctures, of permanent colors in the skin.
tattooing of cornea  permanent coloring of the cornea, chiefly to conceal leukomatous spots.

tattooing

A term referring to the unburned, partially burned and burning propellant grains that abrade and embed in the skin, which are typical of intermediate/close/near-range entrance gun shot wounds.

tattooing

Traumatology Complex skin abrasions and wounds filled with debris, glass and dirt, resulting from being dragged along a road, common in pedestrian victims of MVAs Management Adequate debridement and often wound healing by second intention

tattooing

Deliberate or accidental insertion of coloured material into the deeper layers of the skin. Tattooing commonly follows deep abrasions or nearby explosions. Brown or black particles buried deep in the skin cause a blue colouring. Decorative tattooing may be complicated by skin infection or allergy, HEPATITIS B, AIDS, PSORIASIS, LICHEN PLANUS and DISCOID LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS.

tattooing

the introduction, by punctures, of permanent colors in the skin. Used in animals as a means of permanent identification, the number code being placed inside the ear pinna in all species except the horse in which it is placed on the inside of the upper lip. In some schemes, dogs may be tattooed inside the hindleg.
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ANCIENT ART The art of tattooing has existed for centuries and in many cultures.
Over the past decade, the rate of body piercing and tattooing has increased in the United States.
Though tattooing was illegal, artists had little to fear from state authorities.
In fact, her book is largely concerned with a comparatively recent phenomenon: the spread of tattooing to the American middle classes.
People living in or around London were most in favour of tattooing, with just under half of those questioned who had a tattoo living in the South-east.
In today's society, we've lost our mythologies and rites of passage and tattooing invokes the ancestral memory.
Today, tattooing and body piercing have become popular in the mainstream, not only with students, but with urban professionals as well.
high-school students shows that 10 percent of teens now sport tattoos--even though tattooing is illegal for teens in 18 states.
Because for a long time, it was as if tattooing had been invented the very day you went to get your first tattoo.
Kate Sheard, manager of the studio, said: "The idea of the contest it to showcase the more everyday tattooing.
One tattoo studio in Bangalore was even slapped with a notice by a leading tech company for tattooing its logo on one of its employees, who was forced to erase it.
A North Carolina tattoo artist is facing allegations of animal cruelty from pet owners after tattooing his five-month-old dog.