leucoderma

[ loo-kuh-dur-muh ]
/ ˌlu kəˈdɜr mə /

noun Pathology.


Nearby words

  1. leucoblast,
  2. leucocratic,
  3. leucocyte,
  4. leucocytosis,
  5. leucodepleted,
  6. leucoline,
  7. leucoma,
  8. leucomaine,
  9. leucon,
  10. leucopenia

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 Formsleucodermal, leucodermic, esp US leukodermal or leukodermic, adjective

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Medicine definitions for leucoderma

leucoderma

[ lōō′kə-dûrmə ]

n.

Variant ofleukoderma

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