Moleoscopy

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Moleoscopy

A system of interpretation of moles or birthmarks on various parts of the body (usually classed medically as a benign form of nevus, and not normally requiring surgery). Moles were considered to have special occult significance in ancient times, and their systematic interpretation as indicative of character and destiny was popularized during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The positions of the moles were linked with astrological signs.

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