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unpigmented

Line breaks: un|pig¦ment¦ed
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈpɪɡm(ə)ntɪd
 
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Definition of unpigmented in English:

adjective

Having no pigmentation or colour: unpigmented skin
More example sentences
  • The alternative explanation is that the reported tumors were unpigmented because they arose after cessation of the drug.
  • These products help to exfoliate the outer, pigmented layer of dead-skin cells, so fresh, unpigmented skin can shine through.
  • Tadpoles living in oxygen-poor habitats are sometimes bright red as a result of blood flow close to the surface of their unpigmented skin.

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