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hypopigmentation Line breaks: hypo|pig¦men|ta¦tion

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of hypopigmentation in English:


[mass noun]
Inadequate pigmentation of the skin.
Example sentences
  • The other major side effect of cryosurgery for this lesion is hypopigmentation.
  • Side effects are few, but may include tendon rupture, infection, steroid flare, hypopigmentation, and soft tissue atrophy.
  • Once the lesions have resolved, there may be transient hyper- or hypopigmentation.
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