The mere presence of physical, so-called hysterical, stigmata, is not sufficient to call a disorder hysterical.
stigmata, etc., unprecedented in individual's experience, 7.
Respiratory organs in the form of tracheal tubes opening by a pair of stigmata in the 2nd and 3rd somites of the opisthosoma.
Moment by moment, the stigmata of decay became more evident.
The stigmata are not infrequently obscure, but the blackish spot of the reniform is generally present.
These stigmata are so visible that it has been possible to photograph them.
Stigma, (plural stigmas and stigmata,) the summit or top of the pistil of a flower.
On his head was a crown of thorns and the stigmata upon his hands and feet.
Carmichael (In Tuscany, 228) is satisfied that Francis received the stigmata.
The oil of saffron, is extracted from the stigmata of the crocus sativus.
1590s, "mark made on skin by burning with a hot iron," from Latin stigma (plural stigmata), from Greek stigma (genitive stigmatos) "mark, puncture," especially one made by a pointed instrument, from root of stizein "to mark, tattoo," from PIE *st(e)ig- (see stick (v.)). Figurative meaning "a mark of disgrace" is from 1610s. Stigmas "marks resembling the wounds on the body of Christ, appearing supernaturally on the bodies of the devout" is from 1630s; earlier stigmate (late 14c.), from Latin stigmata.
stigma stig·ma (stĭg'mə)
n. pl. stig·mas or stig·ma·ta (stĭg-mä'tə, -māt'ə, stĭg'mə-)
Visible evidence of a disease.
A spot or blemish on the skin.
A bleeding spot on the skin considered as a manifestation of conversion disorder.
The orange pigmented eyespot of certain chlorophyll-bearing protozoa, such as Euglena viridis. It serves as a light filter by absorbing certain wavelengths.
A mark of shame or discredit.
The sticky tip of a flower pistil, on which pollen is deposited at the beginning of pollination. See more at flower.