incontinentia pigmenti

[ ĭn-kŏn′tə-nĕnshə pĭg-mĕntī ]

n.

An inherited developmental defect of the skin marked by pigmented lesions in linear, zebra-stripe, and other configurations and often involving other structures such as the central nervous system.Bloch-Sulzberger syndrome

Nearby words

  1. incontestability clause,
  2. incontestable,
  3. incontinence,
  4. incontinency,
  5. incontinent,
  6. incontinentia pigmenti achromiens,
  7. incontinently,
  8. incontrollable,
  9. incontrovertible,
  10. inconvenience


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