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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: stri'a, stri'e

Definition: A stripe, band, streak, or line, distinguished by color, texture, depression, or elevation from the tissue in which it is found.

Synonym(s): striae cutis distensae

Synonym(s): striation1

[L. channel, furrow]

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