Definitions

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  • n. An extensive patch of subcutaneous extravasation of blood.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, a large purple spot appearing under the skin in certain malignant fevers. They are also called molopes.
  • n. A hemorrhage beneath or into the skin, having the form of a line or long stripe.

Etymologies

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Latin, meaning "the mark of a blow".

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