liver spot

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liver spot

n.
A benign, localized brownish patch on the skin, often occurring in old age and usually in fair-skinned people with sun-damaged skin. Also called age spot.

liver spot

n
(Medicine) med a dark brown skin spot, usually caused by sun exposure
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liver spot - a type of skin disease that causes brown spots on the skin
cutis, skin, tegument - a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
macule, macula - a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases
Translations

liver spot

n lentigo solar, mancha par-duzca en la piel que suele aparecer en la vejez
References in periodicals archive ?
Actinic lentigo is a benign, brown macule that occurs due to chronic ultra violet damage to the skin.
Some of the more common skin problems among the elderly include dry skin (which affects most people by age 70), seborrheic keratosis (age spots-sometimes precancerous) and actinic lentigo (liver spots, or sun freckles).