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- n. Plural form of petechia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. Small crimson, purple, or livid spots, like flea-bites, due to extravasation of blood, which appear on the skin in malignant fevers, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Purple spots on the skin, not disappearing on pressure, caused by hemorrhage into the cutaneous tissues.
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