hyperpigmentation


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hy·per·pig·men·ta·tion

 (hī′pər-pĭg′mən-tā′shən)
n.
Excess pigmentation, especially of the skin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyperpigmentation - unusual darkening of the skin
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
sunburn, suntan, tan, burn - a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
hypopigmentation - unusual lack of skin color
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hyperpigmentation

n hiperpigmentación f
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Summary: Washington D.C [U.S.A], May 20 (ANI): A new study has found out that people who suffer from 'benign hyperpigmentation', the darkening or increase in the natural colour of the skin, are willing to pay (WTP) nearly 14 per cent of their monthly income and approximately 90 minutes a day to cure their condition.
The patient presented with persistent hyperpigmentation that was unaffected by regular face washing.
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