"Maybe you're the mole, brother," Kiki added.
There is a mole about 90 ft.
The roads are protected from every wind except the south, which occasions a heavy surf; but against this a mole was constructed in 1863.
Sophie, the rosy, laughter-loving, youngest princess with the mole, watched him.
The harbour, formed by an ancient transverse mole nearly 1200 ft.
The younger sisters also became affectionate to him, especially the youngest, the pretty one with the mole, who often made him feel confused by her smiles and her own confusion when meeting him.
Among the mammals are the opossum, raccoon, star-nosed mole (Condylura cristata), grey fox and fox squirrel.
1 the island was connected with the mainland by a mole (Freeman ii.
long, and shelters the anchorage from southerly storms. A mole extending from the N.E.
The two younger ones were embroidering: both were rosy and pretty and they differed only in that one had a little mole on her lip which made her much prettier.
The harbour, formed by a mole constructed to a length of 3 8 7 yds.
in the 14th century and afterwards extended to more than 650 yds., has been greatly improved since 1875 by dredging and a further addition to the mole of 136 yds.
On the south side of the town there are three harbours - the large western or merchant harbour, the western flank of which is formed by a great mole joining the fortifications which traverse the breadth of the island on this side; the middle harbour, used chiefly for fitting out and repairing vessels; and the eastern or war harbour for vessels of the Russian navy.
SOUTH MOLTON, a market town and municipal borough in the South Molton parliamentary division of Devonshire, England, on the river Mole, 197 m.
The human flea is considerably exceeded in size by certain other species found upon much smaller hosts; thus the European Hystrichopsylla talpae, a parasite of the mole, shrew and other small mammals, attains a length of 5z millimetres; another large species infests the Indian porcupine.
deep. The enclosed water is divided into an outer and inner harbour by a mole, 1000 yds.
Alexandria consisted originally of little more than the island of Pharos, which was joined to the mainland by a mole nearly a mile long and called the Heptastadium.
MARSUPIAL MOLE (Notoryctes typhlops), the "Ur-quamata" of the natives, an aberrant polyprotodont from central South Australia, constituting a family (Notoryctidae).
Remains of the piles of the mole still exist, and are popularly known as Caligula's Bridge, from the mistaken idea that they belong to the temporary structure which that emperor flung across the bay from the mole at Puteoli to the shore at Baiae.
The principal villages, towns and places near or through which the way passed are as follow: Winchester, Alresvord, Ropley, Alton, Farnham (here the way follows the present main road), Seale, Puttenham, by the ruined chapel of St Catherine, outside Guildford, near where the road crosses the Wey above Shalford,' and by the chapel of St Martha, properly of " the martyr," now restored and used as a church, Albury, Shere, Gomshall, Dorking (near here the Mole is crossed), along the southern slope of Boxhill to Reigate, then through Gatton Park, Merstham, Otford, Wrotham, after which the Medway was crossed, Burham, past the megalithic monument Kit's Coty House, and the site of Boxley Abbey, the oldest after Waverley Abbey of Cistercian houses in England, and famous for its miraculous image of the infant saint Rumbold, and the still more famous winking rood or crucifix.
A separate family, Notoryctidae, is represented by the marsupial mole (Notoryctes typhlops), of the deserts of south Central Australia, a silky, golden-haired, burrowing creature, with a curious leathery muzzle, and a short, naked stumpy tail.
The mole cricket (Gryllotalpa vulgaris) and various cockroaches (Blattidae) are also amongst the pests found in this order.
Contemporaneously with the restoration of the southern facade of St Mark's, the restoration of the colonnade of the ducal palace towards the Piazzetta and the Mole was undertaken at a cost of £23,000.
In the course of centuries this mole has been silted up and is now an isthmus half a mile wide.
On the east of the mole was the Great Harbour, now an open bay; on the west lay the port of Eunostos, with its inner basin Kibotos, now vastly enlarged to form the modern harbour.
It is pleasantly situated on rising ground above the river Mole, 3 m.
Parga has a rock-built citadel and a harbour formed by a mole which the Venetians constructed in 1572.
The bear, badger, wolverine, polecat, ermine, common weasel, otter, wolf, fox, lynx, mole, hedgehog, common shrew, water-shrew and lesser shrew (Sorex vulgaris, S.
There are, moreover, HungarianFrench dictionaries by Kiss and Karady (Pest and Leipzig, 18 441848) and Babos and Mole (Pest, 1865), and English-Hungarian dictionaries by Dallos (Pest, 1860) and Bizonfy (Budapest, 1886).
those of Madame de Motteville, Mathieu Mole, De Brienne, and Bassompierre.
(now demolished), does not occupy the site of the mole erected in the 6th or 7th century B.C., which may be recognized as having run due north from the north point of the island to the mainland near the ferry of S.
A breakwater and mole, constructed of blocks of concrete.
What is thus suggested is not a rash departure from the general point of view of idealism (by its achievements in every field to which it has been applied, " stat mole sua ") but a cautious inquiry into the possibility of reaching a conception of the world ' The most striking statement of this argument is to be found in Boutroux's treatise De la contingence des lois de la nature, first published in 1874 and reprinted without alteration in 1905.
The artificial mole was probably of earlier date than the reign of Augustus (possibly 2nd century B.C.); and by that time at any rate there were docks large enough to contain the vessels employed in bringing the obelisks from Egypt.
These buildings are a temple, dedicated to Caesar; a theatre; a hippodrome; two aqueducts; a boundary wall; and, chief of all, a gigantic mole, 200 ft.
It has few distinctive species, but within its borders the southern mole and cotton-tail rabbit of the South meet the northern star-nosed and Brewers moles and the varying hare of the North, and the southern bobwhite, Baltimore oriole, bluebird, catbird, chewink, thrasher and wood thrush are neighbors of the bobolink, solitary vireo and the hermit and Wilson s thrushes.
So by his counsel the queen, while nominally in league with De Retz and the parliamentary Fronde, laboured to form a purely royal party, wearied by civil dissensions, who should act for her and her son's interest alone, under the leadership of Mathieu Mole, the famous premier president of the parlement of Paris.
The new rectilinear mole, sanctioned in 1881, has been built out into the sea for a distance of 600 yds.
The Mole Antonelliana, built by Alessandro Antonelli, is the most important example of modern architecture in Turin.
There are ten species of bat (komori) and seven of insect-eaters, and prominent in this class are the mole (mugura) and the hedgehog (hari-nezumi).
Furthermore he warned Athens against the treason of the extreme oligarchs, and induced the troops to raze a mole erected to facilitate a Spartan descent on Peiraeus.
The two harbours are separated by a mole which runs obliquely into the sea.
He then extended the city by including within the fortifications the low ground (or at any rate the western portion of the low ground) between Upper Achradina and the island, and making the Agora there 2; at the same time (probably) he was able to shift the position of the crossing to the island by making a new isthmus in the position of the present one, the old mole being broken through so as to afford an outlet from the Little Harbour on the east (Lupus, p. 91).
In 1383 Bishop Fordham gave the burgesses licence to receive tolls within the borough for the maintenance of the walls, while Bishop Neville granted a commission for the construction of a pier or mole.
along the mole.
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Australia and Tasmania possess two animals of this order - the echidna, or spiny ant-eater (hairy in Tasmania), and the Platypus anatinus, the duckbilled water mole, otherwise named the Ornithorhynchus paradoxus.
The modern town is a busy and flourishing port with a good harbour protected by Cranae, now connected by a mole with the mainland: it is the capital of the prefecture (voµos) of Aaru,vudi with a population in 1907 of 61,522.
The stem of the T was originally a mole leading to an island (Pharos) which formed the cross-piece.
Flowing past Hampton Court, opposite to which it receives the Mole on the right, and past Kingston (202),(202), it reaches Teddington (184).
Lupus, Topographie von Syrahus, 91) make the construction of the mole and of the wall across it contemporary with the fortification of Achradina in the middle of the 7th century B.C. They also consider that the original west boundary of Achradina ran down to the Little Harbour, so that the southern boundary of Achradina was the sea itself.
Who better than your own daughter to plant as a mole?
All that now lies between that point and the modern Ras et-Tin quarter is built on the silt which gradually widened and obliterated this mole.
(5, 6, 7) The Emporium (Exchange), Apostases (Magazines) and Navalia (Docks), lying west of (4), along the sea-front as far as the mole.
A temple of Hephaestus also stood on Pharos at the head of the mole.
Geomys bursaries, the "red pocket-gopher" of North America, with deeply grooved incisors, inhabits the plains of the Mississippi, living in burrows like the mole.
5 - The following abound: wild swine, hyaena, jackal, cheetah, fox; gazelle (in herds), antelope species (in the steppe); jerboa, mole, porcupine, and especially the common European rat (in the desert); bat, long-haired desert hare.
Both the northern and the southern side of the hill are flanked by walls, which seem to have reached the sea, where there was a mole and a harbour; and the wall of the acropolis itself remains in one part to the height of eight courses.
Antwerp had reached the lowest point of its fortunes in 1800, and its population had sunk under 40,000, when Napoleon, realizing its strategical importance, assigned two millions for the construction of two docks and a mole.
With enormous toil the king drove out a mole from the mainland to the island and thus brought up his engines; ships from the other Phoenician towns and from Cyprus lent him their aid, and the town at length was forced in July 332; 8000 Tyrians were slain, 30,000 sold as slaves, and only a few notables, the king Azemilkos, and the festal envoys from Carthage who had taken refuge in the sanctuary of Melkarth, were spared (Diod.
granted the magistracy a licence to build a mole; and in 1474 the Moll de Santa Creu was officially begun.
An extension of the former mole, and the construction of another from the foot of Montjuich, have embraced a portion of the sea outside of the bank, and a convenient shelter is thus afforded for the heaviest battleships.
The actual harbour of Zeebrugge is small and is formed by a long curved mole on the western side, whose assault was an important part of the operation.
This mole was r2 m.
The" Vindictive,"supported by two auxiliary vessels" Iris II."and" Daffodil,"was to assault the mole on its outer and western side and by creating an impression that this was the main operation, divert the enemy's fire from the blocking ships.
The attack on the mole was to be made by the" Vindictive "(Capt.
The viaduct of the mole was to be blown up by two submarines, CI (Lt.
The object of the attack on the mole at Zeebrugge was first to seize the battery at the seaward end and prevent it firing at the block ships, and then to demolish the structures on it as far as possible.
The "Vindictive" was to reach the mole at midnight.
The "Thetis" was to pass the end of the mole 25 minutes later.
At 11:56 the "Vindictive" emerged out of the smoke into the full glare of their beams. The mole could be seen 300 yd.
battery, but the starboard anchor was hung up with a strong tide sluicing down the mole, and the ship was carried some 700 yd.
The rush of the 3-knot tide between the ship and mole created a heavy swell which threw the ship off the mole; only two of the 18 brows could reach the parapet, and the ship could not be kept into the mole.
Swaying upward with the roll of the ship the two foremost brows came down scraping and grinding along the mole.
As the seamen got to the wall they leapt down and tried to make the mole grapnels fast (for hauling the ship into the mole), but only one was got in place and a heavy roll broke it up.
This was a critical time, and it was four minutes past midnight when the little "Daffodil" came up and pushed the ship bodily into the mole.
She had gone alongside the mole about 150 yd.
Claude Hawkings ("Erin"), who led the way, made a grapnel fast and was shot down on the mole.
Bradford ("Orion") got to the top of a derrick with a grapnel, leapt on to the mole, secured it and fell back shot into the water.
To return to the landing on the mole.
The "fortified zone," instead of being between the "Vindictive" and the shore, was now between the "Vindictive" and the battery on the mole, increasing the difficulty of an assault.
D Company was still in the "Iris II.," but the marines were forming up on the mole to make an assault.
Another party of marines dropping straight to the mole had established a strong point by No.
The viaduct had gone up, and the mole was secure from landward side.
None of the mole anchors had grappled.
The ship was being held into the mole by the "Daffodil," and if she were disabled it was practically certain that the men in the mole would not get back.
He was last seen fighting on the mole.
the "Daffodil" began to pull her bows off the mole.
came under a heavy fire as she left the mole.
The "Intrepid" astern had come under heavy shrapnel fire from the guns as she approached the mole, but after rounding it escaped their attention.
She came under shrapnel fire off the mole, and as she rounded it a star shell showed up the "Intrepid" heading for the canal and the "Thetis" aground.
The "Warwick," "Phoebe" and "North Star" had been cruising off the mole to screen the force from torpedo attack.
The town, which has a population of about 40,000, presents a picturesque appearance from the sea, rising gradually in the form of an amphitheatre, with the citadel, the remainder of the English mole and York Castle to the right: in the central valley is the commercial quarter, while to the left along the beach runs the track to Tetuan.
Since 1907 a basin with an outer and inner mole has been built.
7,687 9, 6,132 9,738 1784 Sale Mole ve (highest point) 4,528 9,987 Mont Favre.
of wharfage, and of a mole 1639 ft.
Its seaward fortifications rise directly from the water's edge, one fort, on the north mole, standing boldly on a tall rock almost isolated by a little inlet of the Adriatic. On the landward side a massive round tower dominates the city from a still higher eminence.
Then, to raise funds for the cause, he returned to America; his fervid appeals enabled him to collect about $60,000, which he spent on provisions and clothing, and he established a relief depot near Aegina, where he started works for the refugees, the existing quay, or American Mole, being built in this way.
From the landing-place, where a mole is cut out of the rock, there is a steep ascent to the upper town, characteristically Spanish in appearance.
A mole, probably Talpa Europaea; Sorex Indicus; Erinaceus collaris (Indian), and Er.
On the Coastal Plain are the musk-rat, the eastern cotton-tail, chipmunk, grey fox, common mole and Virginia opossum.
LOUIS MATHIEU MOLE, Comte (1781-1855), French statesman, was born in Paris on the 24th of January 1781.
His father, a president of the parlement of Paris, who came of the family of the famous president noticed below, was guillotined during the Terror, and Count Mole's early days were spent in Switzerland and in England with his mother, a relative of Lamoignon-Malesherbes.
Mole supported the policy of the duc de Richelieu, who in 1817 entrusted to him the direction of the ministry of marine, which he held until December 1818.
After a few months of office Mole retired, and it was not until 1836 that the fall of Thiers led to his becoming prime minister of a new government, in which he held the portfolio of foreign affairs.
Personal and political differences rapidly arose between Mole and his chief colleague Guizot, and led to an open rupture in March 1837 in face of the general opposition to a grant to the duc de Nemours.
After some attempts to secure a new combination Mole resonstructed his ministry in April, Guizot being excluded.
Mole, supported by Louis Philippe, held his ground against the general hostility until the beginning of 1839, when, after acrid discussions on the address, the chamber was dissolved.
The new house showed little change in the strength of parties, but Mole resigned on the 31st of March 1839.
Thinking that the shallowness of the harbour was due to the width of its mouth, he built a mole part-way across the latter; the result, however, was that the silting up of the harbour proceeded more rapidly than before.
It was accessible from the mainland by a mole, which is still used as a track for wagons.
The line of the city wall, of rough rectangular blocks of stone without mortar, may still be traced all round the coast, with two gates, one on the north towards the mole, which is still in part preserved, and one on the south.
The most convenient place for landing is protected by an ancient mole; it faces the channel between Delos and Rheneia, and is about opposite the most northerly of the two little islands now called ` PevµaTtapt.
After La Guayra the harbour is the principal port of Venezuela, and it is provided with mole, wharves, railway communication with the interior, and other facilities for the handling of merchandise and produce.
On the shore below, the ancient mole can still be traced by large blocks under the clear water.
It is situated on the northern shore of the Bay of Naples (Sinus Cumanus), in 40° 52' N., 1 4° 1 5' 45" E., as taken from the lighthouse on the mole.
The outer mole of this harbour runs out from the Castel del Carmine towards the south for some 1500 ft.
The mole which he constructed has been widened by deposits of sand, so that the ancient island is now connected with the mainland by a tongue of land a quarter of a mile broad.
On the west side lies Lago Superiore, on the east side Lago Inferiore - the boundary between the two being marked by the Argine del Mulino, a long mole stretching northward from the northwest angle of the city to the citadel.
In some districts the tsetse fly causes great havoc. The most interesting of the endemic insectivora is the Chrysochloris or " golden mole," so called from the brilliant yellow lustre of its fur.
It was Mr Hofmeyr's refusal to accept this responsibility, as well as the nature of his Bond policy, which won for him the political sobriquet of the " Mole."
But, with a scruple which illustrated his character, he refused government nomination from Mole, and was defeated.
His correspondence with Mole, above alluded to, is an instance of this, and it was also reflected on in various epigrams by countrymen and contemporaries; one of these accuses him of having "begun to think before he had begun to learn," while another declares that he avait fair de savoir de toute eternite ce qu'il venait d'apprendre.
In 1615 he was commissioned by Mathieu Mole, first president of the parlement of Paris, to draw up an inventory of the documents which constituted what at that time was known as the Tresor des chartes.
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Such hairs, either upon different parts of the skin of the same species, or in different species, assume very diverse forms and are of various sizes and degrees of rigidity - as seen in the fur of the mole, the bristles of the pig, and the spines of the hedgehog and porcupine, which are all modifications of the same structures.
This distinction is, however, not so important as it appears at first sight, for their connexion with the bone is only of a secondary nature, and, although it happens conveniently that in the great majority of cases the division between the bones coincides with the interspace between the third and fourth tooth of the series, still, when it does not, as in the mole, too much weight must not be given to this fact, if it contravenes other reasons for determining the homologies of the teeth.
Molar teeth of the simple tritubercular type persist in the golden moles (Chrysochloris) among the Insectivora and also in the marsupial mole (Notoryctes) among the marsupials.
The harbour is fortified, and there is a small lighthouse on the eastern mole; important engineering works, subsidized by the state, were undertaken in 1902 to provide better accomodation.
From Cape Skikda, on the east a mole or breakwater projects 4592 ft.
to the W.N.W., while from Château Vert on the west another mole runs out 1312 ft.
The port, formed by a mole and a breakwater, begun in 1880, offers a fair harbour for vessels drawing up to 22 ft.
There are several harbours, including the Porto Canale, for coasting vessels; the Porto Baross, for timber; and the Porto Grande, sheltered by the Maria Theresia mole and breakwater, besides four lesser moles, and flanked by the quays, with their grain-elevators.
In 1902, arrangements were made for the construction of a new mole and an enlargement of the quays and breakwater; these works to be completed within 5 years, at a cost of £420,000.
There is an artificial harbour (1893) protected by a mole.
The whole of the country along the banks of the Irrawaddy, the Mole, Taiping and Kaukkwe, is generally in a water-logged condition during the rains.
It was bigger and darker than a normal freckle, but it wasn't a mole and certainly didn't have a hair sticking out from it.
vehicle break-ins There have been a number of vehicles that have been broken into in the Mole Valley area over the last few weeks.
This is best carried our by a professional mole catcher as the poisons used are licensed and very dangerous to other animals and birds.
A mole catcher was employed three times in spring and autumn 2005 and spring 2006.
Pictures of the mole cricket are available from the English Nature National Press office.
The Mole evacuates the area and Brains detonates the explosives.
faraday of electricity and this is one mole of electrons.
They then spilled up and Mole and Al did a few gigs on their own which eventually fizzled out.
Mole and rabbit damage are mere fleabites compared to the destruction that boar can wreak on all your careful efforts to cultivate the land.
Similarly, the mole fraction of ethanol is 1/3.
gauntlet of fire to demolish an iron viaduct forming part of the mole.
Just before the 1994 TT he took out his own teeth with a pair of mole grips.
Please record all sightings of fresh mole hills.. ... ... .
An ordinary mole is not usually itchy or painful.
melanocyte pigment cells, which give the mole its color.
Amount of substance mole mole mol The amount of substance that contains as many elementary units as there are atoms in 0.012 kg of carbon-12.
Each mole of sodium hydroxide dissolves to give a mole of hydroxide ions in solution.
mole of non-interacting sodium atoms is placed in a magnetic field B.
mole of substance made up to 1 liter of solution.
mole of a gas.
These are soon necessary in a fight to the death against a giant mole.
A melanoma can arise within an existing mole by the melanocytes becoming malignant or cancerous.
It can be a " complete mole " in which there is no fetus at any time.
mole catcher was employed three times in spring and autumn 2005 and spring 2006.
mole fraction of gas A is often given the symbol x A.
mole hill, well, a bag of crisps to be accurate.
mole cricket are available from the English Nature National Press office.
A gradient equivalent to an activation energy of 300 kJ mole -1 is shown superimposed on the data.
English Nature is calling on the skills of the birding world to try and find the endangered mole cricket.
Other smaller mammals include muskrat Ondatra zibethicus, cottontail rabbit Sylvilagus floridanus, and a number of mice, mole and shrew species.
A certain Croydon mole recently overheard a latterday digger pronounce: " I think I'll have to paint my helmet green.
photograph courtesy of Pat Salmon The School, Mole Hill Green This scene of Mole Hill Green School dates from around 1930.
Scheme of Work 2 6 x units Ratty & Mole: A scheme of work exploring physicality of characters.
A few yards upstream the Mole flows between concrete pilings and under the A309, clogged tight with early morning traffic.
The exhibition is bursting with fascinating and unusual exhibits including a tank of live piranhas, the giant mole and a beached sea creature.
Who is Mole, the mysterious insider, whose cruel practical jokes are gradually escalating toward violence - and perhaps, murder?
In contrast, chain scission efficiency passed tho a minimum at about 20 mole% of the methacrylate.
tooth mole's long canine teeth are sharp and pierce the hard outer skeleton of insect prey.
Small molehills in a line show where the mole has excavated deep tunnels.
Help Mole, Ratty, Toad and Badger in a race against time to overcome the wicked weasels!
The mole would be released and it would take the wen with it.
He has left behind half an acre of yellow yam and a girl with a pretty black mole on her upper lip.
(See Marsupial Mole.) 2.
Other terrestrial marsupials are the wombat (Phascolomys), a large, clumsy, burrowing animal, not unlike a pig, which attains a weight of from 60 to 100 lb; the bandicoot (Perameles), a rat-like creature whose depredations annoy the agriculturist; the native cat (Dasyurus), noted robber of the poultry yard; the Tasmanian wolf (Thylacinus), which preys on large game; and the recently discovered Notoryctes, a small animal which burrows like a mole in the desert of the interior.
(For trade statistics see Algeria.) The inner harbour was begun in 1518 by Khair-edDin (see History, below), who, to accommodate his pirate vessels, caused the island on which was Fort Penon to be connected with the mainland by a mole.
It is pleasantly situated on the river Mole, in a sheltered vale near the base of Box Hill.
The author was soon discovered; and, as he absconded, an advertisement was issued offering a reward for his apprehension, and giving the only personal description we possess of him, as "a middle-sized spare man about forty years old, of a brown complexion and dark brown-coloured hair, but wears a wig; a hooked nose, a sharp chin, grey eyes, and a large mole near his mouth."
Beside the political and commercial pre-eminence which he conferred upon Samos, Polycrates adorned the city with public works on a large scale - an aqueduct, a mole and a temple of Hera (see SAMOS; AQUEDUCTS).
It is situated on the northern shore of the Bay of Naples (Sinus Cumanus), in 40Ã‚° 52' N., 1 4Ã‚° 1 5' 45" E., as taken from the lighthouse on the mole.
to the W.N.W., while from ChÃ¢teau Vert on the west another mole runs out 1312 ft.
And he left the room, followed by the low but ringing laughter of the sister with the mole.
The mole 's long canine teeth are sharp and pierce the hard outer skeleton of insect prey.
Help Mole, Ratty, Toad and Badger in a race against time to overcome the wicked weasels !
Retouching a photo simply means digitally altering an image to correct a 'flaw' such as removing a mole.
Other repeated but not prevalent ingredients were cocoa powder, creating something closer to a mole sauce, cinnamon, and flour used to make a roux to thicken the sauce.
Similar to mole sauce, a combination of nibs and spices can flavor meats, roasted foods, or baked dishes.
However, Cooper wanted a slight career change, and in 2000, took on the role of reality show host of The Mole.
Her two older sisters and older brother used to call her "Bugs" because of her overbite, which she considers being the "hugest," and in Jr. High the mole on her left cheek was the source of much teasing from her classmates.
Stephen has appeared on Celebrity Mole, Celebrity Mole Yucatan and Ty Murray's Celebrity Bull Riding Challenge.
Most notably, Stephen Baldwin will add yet another reality program to his resume, which already includes The Celebrity Apprentice, Celebrity Bull Riding Challenge, The Mole and Fear Factor.
Class 1: ELMOLW becomes Mellow, Mole, Mow, Elm, Well, Woe and Owl.
You can move the mole almost anywhere on your face.
Get the Mole Mitts and dig just to the left of your house's door.
The skin is examined for sores that are slow to heal, especially those that bleed, ooze, or crust; irritated patches that may itch or hurt; and any change in the size of a wart or a mole.
A mole (nevus) is a pigmented (colored) spot on the outer layer of the skin (epidermis).
A mole usually lasts about 50 years before beginning to fade.
A mole's color and shape do not usually change; however, changes in hormone levels that occur during puberty and pregnancy can make moles larger and darker.
A doctor who suspects skin cancer will remove all or part of the mole for microscopic examination.
The doctor may also use a dermatoscope to examine the mole before removal.
An oil is first applied to the mole to make the outer layers of skin transparent.
If laboratory analysis confirms that a mole is cancerous, the dermatologist will remove the rest of the mole.
Patients should realize that slicing off a section of a malignant mole will not cause the cancer to spread.
Removing a mole for cosmetic reasons involves numbing the area and using scissors or a scalpel to remove the elevated portion.
The patient is left with a flat mole the same color as the original growth.
Cutting out parts of the mole above and beneath the surface of the skin can leave a scar more noticeable than the mole.
Scissors or a razor can be used to temporarily remove hair from a mole.
Permanent hair removal, however, requires electrolysis or surgical removal of the mole.
A dermatologist should be consulted if a mole reappears after being removed.
A mole with any of these characteristics should be evaluated by a dermatologist.
If a child is particularly troubled by a mole, a dermatologist can be consulted about its possible removal, although this often leaves a scar.
Mole tunnels, butterflies, flowers, and pinecones are fascinating discoveries that a child wants to know more about.
For example, a doctor removing a patient's mole may use a generic release form that simply states a procedure of some type is being performed.
In this instance, the doctor may merely need to write that the procedure is a mole removal, and potential problems include scarring and infection.
She stands at 5' 10'' with blue-gray eyes, dark brown hair and her famous mole on her chin.
Skin cancer usually starts as a discrete mole, bump, or patch, not a rash.
LTK: What are the warning signs that a mole could be cancerous?
Similarly any new bump that does not resolve after a couple of weeks or a mole that changes in color, shape, or signs should be checked out by a dermatologist.
Similarly any mole that begins to itch or bleed should be immediately checked by physician.
If you find a mole or spot that you're concerned about, call your doctor for an appointment right away.
Advanced melanoma might just look like a small mole on the skin's surface, since it can spread to internal organs and do damage there.
Any mole or other skin change that worries you should be checked by your doctor.
This severe cancer can appear on skin that's otherwise normal, or can gestate in a mole you have had since birth.
A mole or birthmark anywhere on your person that has changed in color or size, is sensitive to touch, or bleeds.
In some cases this may not be successful, which compared to a minor operation to remove a suspect mole is really a very big sacrifice to make as a result of ignorance concerning the risks.
This means that the surface of the mole may not be 'uniform' and one part may differ in color and texture to another.
Where the edges of the mole may be jagged or irregular.
Be aware also if a mole that has been present for years suddenly increases in size.
A mole or pimple which may have been present for a long time that begins to bleed or form a scab.
Not every suspicious pimple or mole ends up being a malignant melanoma, and no physician will criticize you acting on the cautious side.
Never allow an untrained person to dismiss a concern about a mole or unusual skin blemish.
It's crucial to know the ABCs of skin cancer and do a monthly mole check as a precautionary measure.
C: Colors such as blue, brown, black red and tan are present in the mole.
Although entirely optional, there are several procedures for wart removal that are very similar in effect to mole removal treatments.
Halo Nevus: Sometimes seen in individuals who suffer from vitiligo, a halo nevus is a pink- or brown-toned mole surrounded by very light or white skin.
If you notice a mole or lesion on your body with surrounding color or swelling that spreads over time, this is another possible warning sign of skin cancer.
Lunch specials run all day with pollo en mole and enchiladas among the favorites.
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At one minute past midnight, the ship came alongside the mole.
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