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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A threadlike line or narrow band (as of color) especially when one of a series of parallel grooves or lines. (plural)

Usage examples (36)
  • Noun, : striae of muscle fiber
  • - There are many, many cosmetics that claim to heal or repair stretch marks, otherwise known as striae distensae.
  • Stretch Marks (also known as striae graridarum) occur in the dermis, the elastic, resilient middle layer that allows skin to retain its shape.
  • During pregnancy, women are at an elevated risk for developing stretch marks, also called striae, because of the rapid and sudden growth of their body. for more
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