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Definition of "striae" []

  • Plural form of stria. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "striae" in a sentence
  • "During pregnancy, women are at an elevated risk for developing stretch marks, also called striae, because of the rapid and sudden growth of their body."
  • "Stretch Marks (also known as striae graridarum) occur in the dermis, the elastic, resilient middle layer that allows skin to retain its shape."
  • "In expectant women, stretch marks are called striae gravidarum and occur when the skin is stretched because of the deposition of fat in the body as the pregnancy advances."