violaceous


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violaceous

(ˌvaɪəˈleɪʃəs)
adj
1. (Botany) of, relating to, or belonging to the Violaceae, a family of herbaceous plants and shrubs including the violets and pansies
2. (Colours) of the colour violet
[C17: from Latin violāceus, from viola violet]

vi•o•la•ceous

(ˌvaɪ əˈleɪ ʃəs)

adj.
1. of or belonging to the violet family.
2. of a violet color; reddish blue.
[1650–60; < New Latin]
Translations

vi·o·la·ceous

a. violáceo-a.
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1) is characterised by peri-orbital swelling and violaceous discoloration.
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Physical examination revealed periorbital violaceous erythema and Gottron's papules on both elbows.
manacus and the non-lekking Flame-crested Tanager (Tachyphonus cristatus), Blue Dacnis (Dacnis cayana), and Violaceous Euphonia (Euphonia violacea).
After 2 months of this therapy, he reported with violaceous lesions on both legs and his chest wall.
McDermott said that "by far" the most discriminatory clinical features of endogenous Cushing's syndrome are easy bruising, violaceous striae on the trunk, facial plethora, and proximal muscle weakness.
Typical cushinoid features such as moon face, centripetal obesity, buffalo hump, and violaceous striae were strikingly absent.
Physical examination revealed generalized immobile, painless violaceous erythematous nodules on his back, bilateral arms and legs, and joints.
In patients with HIV infection, HAART may lead to partial or complete regression (reduced size, flattening, and color change from violaceous to brown) of KS lesions.
Otoscopic examination detected a violaceous effusion in the left middle ear.
5 cm wide, elliptic, coriaceous, adaxially violaceous, abaxially brown, ventricous, conspicuous; blades ca.