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Mottle

Discoloration in processed food, which can be unappetizing and may result in the return of the food to the store for a refund.
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In young children look for mottled or bluish skin, lethargy or hard to wake, extreme cold, breathing too fast, a rash that stays when pressed, or convulsing.
We collected venous blood samples from 83 apparently healthy mottled ducks (Anas fulvigula) July 2012-August 2013 on the Texas, USA, Gulf Coast and measured blood gas, electrolyte, biochemical, and hematologic parameters.
As a result of the mottled sculpin population redistribution following stream restoration (DeBoer, 2008), the extent of post-restoration mottled sculpin movement was directly measured using telemetry of Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) tag-marked fish.
Hess, a 20-year biologist and supervisor at Rockefeller Refuge, is one of the pioneers of the mottled duck-banding program.
he-goats mating, and streaked, speckled, and mottled flocks
Long-term heat exposure causes mottled skin - a phenomenon known as "toasted skin syndrome".
It's all alone and covered in mould, An amazing sight to behold, Shrouded in grey-green mottled mildew.
McKay suggested the association between this mottled enamel and an agent in the Colorado Springs, Colorado water supply during investigation of the Colorado brown stain seen in the teeth of many of his patients.
When the word was borrowed into English as tabby in the 1600s, it only referred to a kind of silk with a wavy, mottled pattern.
The figured material tends to be ropey to block mottled.
The 2ft long female mottled brown shark was kept in an aquarium in a brick shed in the garden and was taken on July 26.