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pl. stigmatastigmas [Gr., mark]
1. A mark or spot on the skin; lesions or sores of the hands and feet that resemble crucifixion wounds.
2. The spot on the ovarian surface where rupture of a graafian follicle occurs.
3. A social condition marked by attitudinal devaluing or demeaning of persons who, because of disfigurement or disability, are not viewed as being capable of fulfilling valued social roles.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Stigma." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735360/all/stigma.
Stigma. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735360/all/stigma. Accessed October 16, 2019.
Stigma. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735360/all/stigma
Stigma [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 16]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735360/all/stigma.
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