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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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Galena also appears in the mineralized zone as disseminations in mottled sections and in tension gashes.
The skin on the baby's legs had become mottled and her lower legs were freezing cold by the time the paramedics arrived.
A child may have sepsis if he or she: | Is breathing very fast; | Has a 'fit' or convulsion; | Looks mottled, bluish, or pale; | Has a rash that does not fade when you press it; | Is very lethargic or difficult to wake; | Feels abnormally cold to touch.
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.
* MUSKOGEE--light lavender flowers, decorative mottled cinnamon trunks, 20-30 feet
Since 1994, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has been banding mottled ducks along the Gulf of Mexico's western coastline to determine the bird's distribution and better manage the species.
Once, at the mating time of the flocks, I had a dream in which I saw that the he-goats, as they mated, were streaked, speckled, and mottled. And in the dream an angel of God said to me.
When the circles were accompanied by a mottled pattern programmed to change randomly, but with a regular average rate, participants' judgments were better - suggesting that they used the rate of change in the patterns to judge the passing of time.
Long-term heat exposure causes mottled skin - a phenomenon known as "toasted skin syndrome".
The particular method used by our Bronze Age potters to create their complex mottled effect is less clear and is all the more so as no kilns or related structures have yet been found.