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Related to pigmentation disorders: melasma, albinism, vitiligo, Skin Pigmentation Disorders

pig·men·ta·tion

 (pĭg′mən-tā′shən)
n. Biology
1. Coloration of tissues by pigment.
2. Deposition of pigment by cells.

pigmentation

(ˌpɪɡmənˈteɪʃən)
n
1. (Biology) coloration in plants, animals, or man caused by the presence of pigments
2. (Biology) the deposition of pigment in animals, plants, or man

pig•men•ta•tion

(ˌpɪg mənˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. coloration, esp. of the skin.
2. Biol. coloration with or deposition of pigment.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pigmentation - the deposition of pigment in animals or plants or human beingspigmentation - the deposition of pigment in animals or plants or human beings
deposition, deposit - the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
2.pigmentation - coloration of living tissues by pigment
coloration, colouration - appearance with regard to color; "her healthy coloration"
chromatism - abnormal pigmentation
melanoderma - abnormally dark skin caused by increased deposits of melatonin
depigmentation - absence or loss of pigmentation (or less than normal pigmentation) in the skin or hair
Translations
تَخَضُّب، تَلَوُّن
pigmentace
pigmentering
elszínezõdésszínezõdés
litarháttur
pigmentácia
renklenme

pigmentation

[ˌpɪgmənˈteɪʃən] Npigmentación f

pigmentation

[ˌpɪgmɛnˈteɪʃən] npigmentation f

pigmentation

pigmentation

[ˌpɪgmənˈteɪʃn] npigmentazione f

pigment

(ˈpigmənt) noun
1. any substance used for colouring, making paint etc. People used to make paint and dyes from natural pigments.
2. a substance in plants or animals that gives colour to the skin, leaves etc. Some people have darker pigment in their skin than others.
ˌpigmenˈtation noun
colouring (of skin etc). Some illnesses cause a loss of pigmentation.

pig·men·ta·tion

n. pigmentación, coloración.

pigmentation

n pigmentación f
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Melanin is essential for protecting human skin against radiation, but the accumulation of abnormal melanin induces pigmentation disorders, such as melasma, freckles, ephelide, and senile lentigines (Rees 2003).
These common pigmentation disorders have a major impact on a person's quality of life, affecting her psychological and social well-being.
Although the pigmentation disorders affect all skin types, individuals with darker skin, including Asians, Blacks and Latinos are more susceptible.
Nia next aims to offer permanent make-up for people suffering with medical disorders such as alopecia and pigmentation disorders.
These refractory conditions of pigmentation disorders have no ideal therapies available in Western biomedicine.