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leucoderma

[ loo-kuh-dur-muh ]
/ ˌlu kəˈdɜr mə /
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noun Pathology.

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Origin of leucoderma

From New Latin, dating back to 1880–85; see origin at leuco-, derma1
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British Dictionary definitions for leucoderma

leucoderma

esp US leukoderma

/ (ˌluːkəʊˈdɜːmə) /

noun

any area of skin that is white from congenital albinism or acquired absence or loss of melanin pigmentationAlso called: vitiligo See also albino

Derived forms of leucoderma

leucodermal, leucodermic, esp US leukodermal or leukodermic, adjective
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Medical definitions for leucoderma

leucoderma
[ lōō′kə-dûrmə ]

n.

Variant ofleukoderma
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