Origin and Etymology of macule
First Known Use: 1863See Words from the same year
medical Definition of macule
- Target-like macules with a dusky center are usually pathognomonic for the disorder but may not always be present.
- —Barry Ladizinski and Kachiu C. Lee, The Journal of the American Medical Association, 19 Mar. 2014
- The lesions begin as 1 to 3 mm macules that gradually become confluent, assuming a reticulated lacelike pattern.
- —Pearl E. Grimes, Scientific American Medicine Bulletin, April 2000
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