Definitions of macule
  1. noun
    a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases
    synonyms: macula
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    freckle, lentigo
    a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin
    liver spot
    a type of skin disease that causes brown spots on the skin
    plague spot
    a spot on the skin characteristic of the plague
    type of:
    dapple, fleck, maculation, patch, speckle, spot
    a small contrasting part of something
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