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stretch marks

noun plural

Simple Definition of stretch marks

  • : long marks on the skin left after the skin has been stretched especially by pregnancy

Full Definition of stretch marks

  1. :  striae on the skin (as of the hips, abdomen, and breasts) from excessive stretching and rupture of elastic fibers especially due to pregnancy or obesity

1956

First Known Use of stretch marks

1956


Medical Dictionary

stretch marks

noun plural

Medical Definition of stretch marks

  1. :  striae on the skin (as of the hips, abdomen, and breasts) from excessive stretching and rupture of elastic fibers especially due to pregnancy or obesity




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