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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