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mottled

[′mäd·əld]
(geology)
Of a soil, irregularly marked with spots of different colors.
(graphic arts)
Of a printed area, spotty or uneven in appearance.
(petrology)
Of a sedimentary rock, marked with spots of various colors.
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To better understand the post-restoration redistribution of mottled sculpin, detailed post-restoration habitat analysis was performed for five of the eight sampling segments during Jun.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) followed suit, banding mottled ducks in 1997.
Another case involved a law student who sought treatment for the mottled discolouration on her leg.
As mottled enamel is the result of partial failure of ameloblasts to properly elaborate and lay down enamel, it is a developmental injury.
A popular look is a mottled figure that runs on a bias," Barrett said.
They include cold hands and feet, limb pain and pale or mottled skin
The resultant seeds were a mottled olive-green in colour, very pretty to look at, but hardly resembling the beans I had planted.
He can only hope that some viewer sees in its mottled topography the face of a deity or deceased entertainer.
vy]/a offspring coat-color phenotype into one of five categories based on proportion of brown to yellow in the fur: yellow (< 5% brown), slightly mottled (between 5% and 50% brown), mottled (~ 50% brown), heavily mottled (between 50% and 95% brown), and pseudoagouti (> 95% brown).
uniformly colored) were found, with the mottled seeds having greater mass than the uniform ones.
Two or three inches long, its top side mottled with blotches that are usually yellow and brown, the mountain yellow-legged frog before 1970 was the most common in the San Gabriel Mountains.