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  1. Petechiae

    small crimson, purple, or livid spots, like flea-bites, due to extravasation of blood, which appear on the skin in malignant fevers, etc

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. LL. peteccia; cf. F. ptchie, It. petecchia, Sp. petequia, Gr. pitta`kion a label, plaster.]

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