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[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.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Mottle." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731546/all/mottle.
Mottle. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731546/all/mottle. Accessed March 20, 2019.
Mottle. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731546/all/mottle
Mottle [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731546/all/mottle.
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