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leucoderma

Line breaks: leuco|derma
Pronunciation: /ˌluːkə(ʊ)ˈdəːmə
 
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Definition of leucoderma in English:

noun

Another term for vitiligo.
Example sentences
  • These patches are frequently confused with vitiligo or leucoderma, in which the patches are usually larger and have well defined convex borders, sometimes with a rim of hyper or increased pigmentation.
  • While there have been no systematic studies here on a condition such as leucoderma, dermatologists agree that pollution could be a cause.
  • I would like to use ‘fairness essences’ to lighten the freckles but am apprehensive that it may lead to leucoderma.

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