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de·pig·men·ta·tion

 (dē-pĭg′mən-tā′shən, -mĕn-)
n.
Loss or removal of normal pigmentation.

depigmentation

(diːˌpɪɡmənˈteɪʃən)
n
(Medicine) the state of lacking or the process of losing pigmentation, usually of the skin

de•pig•men•ta•tion

(diˌpɪg mənˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
loss of pigment.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.depigmentation - absence or loss of pigmentation (or less than normal pigmentation) in the skin or hair
coloration, colouration - appearance with regard to color; "her healthy coloration"
poliosis - loss of color from the hair
pigmentation - coloration of living tissues by pigment
Translations

de·pig·men·ta·tion

n. despigmentación, pérdida parcial o completa de pigmento.

depigmentation

n despigmentación f
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Physical examination by our institution's Child Protection Team revealed clitoral hood swelling with subepithelial hemorrhages, a blood blister on the right labia minora, a fissure and subepithelial hemorrhages on the posterior fourchette, and a thin depigmented figure-of-eight lesion around the vulva and anus.
Hair may become depigmented, but patients can be assured that the eyes will not.
Leucism occurs when the body of the animal is partially or totally depigmented, but the remaining margins of the body and the eyes remain pigmented, while albinism occurs in animals with complete absence of pigmentation, including the eyes, which become reddish or pink (Fertl & Rosel, 2002; Miller, 2005).
Other findings included depigmented patches of itchy skin (Figure 1a, 1b), palmar desquamation, weakness, hypotonia, and areflexia.
Caption: Figure 2: Patient's skin condition on day 14 of treatment, healed totally with depigmented and hyperpigmented patches.
Included in the areas of geographic atrophy were depigmented areas with prominent borders and increased visibility of choroidal vessels, areas with diameters greater than [greater than or equal to]250 [micro]m, and attached, flat areas with prominent borders on FFA.
Description ([female]).--Body: medium-sized hypogean species, moderately troglomorphic with depigmented integument; weak hispid granulation on lateral surfaces of carapace, on the cheliceral hand and almost absent on the base of chelal fingers.
It is usually a pigmented lesion, sometimes a neuroid nevus, a blue nevus, a neurofibroma, or a primary or secondary malignant melanoma, surrounded by a halo of depigmented zone.
On Wood's light examination, the patches were revealed to be depigmented. The pattern of acrofacial vitiligo is noted [5].