birthmark

birthmark
Synonyms and related words:
blackhead, blaze, bleb, blemish, blister, blotch, brand, bulla, caste mark, character, check, checkmark, cicatrix, comedo, crack, crater, craze, cut, dapple, defacement, defect, deformation, deformity, discoloration, disfiguration, disfigurement, distortion, dot, earmark, engraving, fault, feature, flaw, fleck, flick, freckle, gash, graving, hack, hemangioma, hickey, jot, keloid, kink, lentigo, macula, mark, marking, milium, mole, mottle, needle scar, nevus, nick, notch, patch, pimple, pit, pock, pockmark, point, polka dot, port-wine mark, port-wine stain, prick, puncture, pustule, rift, scab, scar, scarification, score, scotch, scratch, scratching, sebaceous cyst, speck, speckle, splash, split, splotch, spot, stain, stigma, strawberry mark, sty, tattoo, tattoo mark, tick, tittle, track, trait, travail, twist, verruca, vesicle, wale, warp, wart, watermark, weal, welt, wen, whitehead

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  • Birthmark — Birth mark , n. Some peculiar mark or blemish on the body at birth. [1913 Webster] Most part of this noble lineage carried upon their body for a natural birthmark, . . . a snake. Sir T. North. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • birthmark — (n.) also birth mark, by 1805, from BIRTH (Cf. birth) (n.) + MARK (Cf. mark) (n.1). Birth marks in 17c. could be longing marks; supposedly they showed the image of something longed for by the mother while expecting. Related: Birthmarked …   Etymology dictionary

  • birthmark — [n] blemish one is born with angioma, beauty mark, hemangioma, mole, mother’s mark, nevus, port wine stain; concept 580 …   New thesaurus

  • birthmark — ► NOUN ▪ a coloured mark on the body which is there from birth …   English terms dictionary

  • birthmark — [bʉrth′märk΄] n. a skin blemish or mark present at birth …   English World dictionary

  • Birthmark — For other uses, see Birthmark (disambiguation). Birthmark Classification and external resources ICD 10 Q82.5 ICD 9 75 …   Wikipedia

  • Birthmark — A persistent visible mark on the skin that is evident at birth or shortly thereafter. A birthmark is often due to a nevus (a mole) or an hemangioma (a localized collection of small blood vessels). Birthmarks that are pink or red are commonly… …   Medical dictionary

  • birthmark — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ large, small ▪ disfiguring, unsightly ▪ faint ▪ purple, red …   Collocations dictionary

  • birthmark — UK [ˈbɜː(r)θˌmɑː(r)k] / US [ˈbɜrθˌmɑrk] noun [countable] Word forms birthmark : singular birthmark plural birthmarks a red or brown mark on the skin that some people are born with …   English dictionary

  • birthmark — birth|mark [ˈbə:θma:k US ˈbə:rθma:rk] n a permanent mark on your skin that you have had since you were born ▪ Paul had a birthmark on his left cheek …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • birthmark — [[t]bɜ͟ː(r)θmɑː(r)k[/t]] birthmarks N COUNT A birthmark is a mark on someone s skin that has been there since they were born …   English dictionary

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