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linea

(lin -ee-ă) (plural: lineae) a dark or bright elongated marking, straight or curved, on the surface of a planet or satellite. The word is used in the approved name of such a feature.
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Pigmentary changes were the most common seen more in multigravida, Linea nigra was seen in 87% followed by pigmentation of areola & nipple (68%) and melasma (30%).
En iyi klinik iyilesme, sirasiyla aksiller (Resim 1a-1b), bikini, sternal ve areoler bolge, bacak, linea nigra, malar mandibuler, biyik, cene (Resim 2a2b) alanlarinda elde edilmisti.
Sometimes pregnant women use the cream to reduce the black line - the linea nigra - that appears beneath their belly button during pregnancy.