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macula

, macule Anatomy
1. a small spot or area of distinct colour, esp the macula lutea
2. any small discoloured spot or blemish on the skin, such as a freckle

macula

(mak -yŭ-lă) (plural: maculae) a dark patch on the surface of a planet or satellite. The word is used in the approved name of such a feature.

macula

[′mak·yə·lə]
(anatomy)
Any anatomical structure having the form of a spot or stain.
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2] extending just distad of distal end of macule in discal cell and in Sc-[R.
Detachment between 10% and 30% of the body surface area plus widespread purpuric macules or flat atypical targets
Patients affected had highly erythematous pruritic macules typical of arthropod bites, sometimes associated with a linear erythematous macular tract that we called the comet sign (Figure 1).
It is characterized by a number of asymptomatic, hyperpigmented mucocutaneous macules whose color ranges from brown to black (1).
L'Azur macule de brumes L'Azur macule de brumes On vient d'apprendre que le Maroc est la premiere destinati.
1) Salvador Armando Macule is a Masters student in the Gender and Religion programme, School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
These reports suggest that, "when evaluating a lesion of unknown history, an 8-mm lightly pigmented macule with symmetric variation in pigmentation--two of the four current ABCD features--is of less concern than a 3-mm, circular, evenly pigmented black macule or papule with none of the four current ABCD criteria," Dr.
Suit un long epilogue (pages 397 a 413), ou l'auteur embrasse en une fulgurante synthese l'ensemble des conduites sociologico-historiques de la population blanche dominante du Quebec qui ont macule de taches sombres le passe des Noirs de cette Province.
Most patients with lentigo maligna present with a slowly enlarging pigmented macule or patch, usually on the head or neck, although any anatomic site with a history of chronic exposure to UV radiation may be involved.
Two days after his arrival in Myanmar, he had pruritic erythematous macules on the buttocks after sitting in a public park in Rangoon while wearing short pants; this sign was followed by a dry cough.
This case of typhoid fever was not the straightforward picture of enteritis, bloody diarrhea/constipation, and salmon-colored macules.
It manifests as a combination of macules and papules and usually become confluent affecting large areas of the body.