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(mot′ĕl )

[Possibly fr. motley]

1. To mark with irregular spots of different color or colors.
2. An irregular spot of different color.
3. A pattern or condition of irregular spots of different color or colors.
SYN: SEE: mottling (1)
4. In radiography, the variation or fluctuation of x-ray photons. Images with increased mottle have a lower ratio of accurate signal to interference.

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TY - ELEC T1 - mottle ID - 731546 ED - Venes,Donald, BT - Taber's Medical Dictionary UR - PB - F.A. Davis Company ET - 23 DB - Nursing Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -