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liver spot

n.
A benign, localized brownish patch on the skin, often occurring in old age and usually in fair-skinned people with sun-damaged skin. Also called age spot.
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liver spot

n
(Medicine) med a dark brown skin spot, usually caused by sun exposure
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liver spot - a type of skin disease that causes brown spots 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
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Translations

liver spot

n lentigo solar, mancha par-duzca en la piel que suele aparecer en la vejez
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Whose liver-spotted hand smears ointment in the corner?
For several decades, your 68-year-old father's increasingly liver-spotted hand has been straining in the air, voice hoarse from crying "Pick me!
What didn't fly the shattering--that blur, what even in the swim of window glass flashed animal through the leaves' jade and liver-spotted screen.
Her hands are scary, a pair of liver-spotted carcasses barely held by the skin that keeps them.
He spread his fingers and stared at the hand, gnarled and liver-spotted. The old man had come to grips with most of what age had brought him.
There were sun-dusted photographs on liver-spotted yellowed doilies: him, Mrs Linton and children, some in winter clothes.
Thus a marriage service that has pious hopes for "'til death" is both unreasonable in the 21 century and against the tradition of the medieval Christian Church in which wealthy wives would retire from their marriages into convent apartments, leaving their horny old menfolk to hawk their hairy ears, liver-spotted hands and deafness round their vassals' daughters.

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