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Definition of "macules" []

  • Plural form of macule. (noun)

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Use "macules" in a sentence
  • "But all the Lancet cases were virtually unrecognizable forms of the disease, violent and aggressive variants that had exploded into bleeding, metastatic, blue-black macules spread all over the bodies of these young men."
  • "Along with, or preceding these characteristic lesions, blebs and more or less infiltrated, hyperæsthetic or anæsthetic, pinkish, reddish or pale-yellowish macules make their appearance from time to time; subsequently fading away or remaining permanently (_lepra maculosa_)."
  • "Variously-sized, shaped and tinted spots and discolorations, without elevation or depression; as, for example, freckles, spots of purpura, macules of cutaneous syphilis."
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