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Definition of liver spot in English:

noun

A small brown spot on the skin, especially as caused by a skin condition such as lentigo.
Example sentences
  • The main ingredients are also used in laundry detergents to brighten colors, and in existing skin bleaching products for liver spots and scars.
  • Brown liver spots speckled his balding head, the remains of hair long since lost, in colour and quantity, brushed over in a futile attempt to regain his youth.
  • Cryosurgery with liquid nitrogen can remove precancers or liver spots.

Derivatives

liver-spotted

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adjective
Example sentences
  • The word ‘crafts’ tends to conjure images of little doilies, old ladies with arthritic, liver-spotted fingers, and dried-up flowers in a mesh bag tied with a ribbon in your Mom's underwear drawer.
  • ‘Excellent,’ he said, clapping his liver-spotted hands twice.
  • She was liver-spotted, elegant and with an even sweeter and dimmer nature than most: she was eager to do absolutely anything you wanted, but was quite incapable of working out what it was that you were asking.

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