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macule

[ mak-yool ]
/ ˈmæk yul /
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noun

verb (used with or without object), mac·uled, mac·ul·ing.

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Origin of macule

1475–85; <Latin macula spot, blemish; cf. macula
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British Dictionary definitions for macule

macule
/ (ˈmækjuːl) /

noun

anatomy another name for macula
printing another name for mackle 1

Word Origin for macule

C15: from Latin macula spot
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Medical definitions for macule

macule
[ măkyōōl′ ]

n.

Variant ofmacula
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