depigmentation

[ dee-pig-muh n-tey-shuh n ]
/ diˌpɪg mənˈteɪ ʃən /

noun Pathology.

loss of pigment.

Origin of depigmentation

First recorded in 1885–90; de- + pigmentation
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Medicine definitions for depigmentation

depigmentation

[ dē-pĭg′mən-tāshən, -mĕn- ]

n.

The loss or removal of normal pigmentation.

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