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mottle

[′mäd·əl]
(medicine)
An effect that occurs during radiological imaging when the dose of radiation is reduced to a level where quantum effects can be observed.

mottle

1. The pattern or arrangement of spots and cloudings forming a mottled surface, esp. in marble, or in wood veneer as a result of unusual variation in fiber growth or fiber arrangement. Also see fiddleback, quilted figure, blister figure. 2.See mottling.
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The vet who operated on her said she was stunned Mottle survived.
In such a case the thickness of the brown rind often found around the red mottles may be a better indication of relative duration of soil saturation than the size of the entire mottle.
Film graininess, nonuniformity of screen phosphor and quantum mottle contribute to overall radiographic mottle.
soybean ancestral lines to inoculation with two strains of Soybean mosaic virus (SMV), Bean pod mottle virus (BPMV), Tobacco ringspot virus (TRSV), and Tobacco streak virus (TSV).
Conventional high-low-high drying theory to avoid mottle was valid with lightweight coated (LWC) coat drying when the speed was 1000 m/min and the delay times for convective drying were relatively long.
Make 120 pieced squares using white solid and dark red mottle 3 7/8" squares (Diagram I-B).
Florals, prints, mottles, and batiks work together beautifully due to their shared palette of black, orange, green, and purple.
Part 1: Basic Principles of Print Mottle: Pressroom Challenges, Ink/Paper/Coating Chemistry, Mottle Testing, and Print Trial Case Study
Fold white mottle strip in half lengthwise and widthwise and finger press.
Enhancement by soybean mosaic virus of bean pod mottle virus titer in doubly infected soybean.
White-on-white print (highlights) 8" x 9" piece 30 assorted bright 6" x 9" piece mottles (jelly beans) each Bright yellow mottle (background) 1 1/2 yds.