lentigo

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Related to senile lentigo: chafing, actinic keratosis, seborrheic keratosis, cutaneous papilloma, senile purpura, lentigo senilis

len·ti·go

 (lĕn-tī′gō)
n. pl. len·tig·i·nes (-tĭj′ə-nēz′)
A small, flat, pigmented spot on the skin.

[Latin lentīgō, lentīgin-, from lēns, lent-, lentil.]

len·tig′i·nous (-tĭj′ə-nəs), len·tig′i·nose′ (-nōs′) adj.

lentigo

(lɛnˈtaɪɡəʊ)
n, pl lentigines (lɛnˈtɪdʒɪˌniːz)
(Medicine) a technical name for a freckle
[C14: from Latin, from lēns lentil]
lenˈtiginous, lenˈtiginose adj

len•ti•go

(lɛnˈtaɪ goʊ)

n., pl. -tig•i•nes (-ˈtɪdʒ əˌniz)
a freckle or other pigmented spot.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin, =lentī-, lengthened s. of lēns lentil (see lens) + -gō n. suffix]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lentigo - a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skinlentigo - a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) 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

len·ti·go

n. léntigo, mácula de la piel;
malignant ______ maligno;
múltiple ______ múltiple;
senile ______ senil.

lentigo

n lentigo
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The lesions showed a continuous spectrum from lesions resembling senile lentigo with patchy junctional activity to lesions with a superimposed atypical lentiginous, melanocytic proliferation, bordering on malignant melanoma in situ.