melasma

[ mə-lăzmə ]

n.

A patchy or generalized dark pigmentation of the skin.
chloasma

Nearby words

  1. melanotropin,
  2. melanous,
  3. melanuria,
  4. melanuric,
  5. melaphyre,
  6. melasma universale,
  7. melatonin,
  8. melaxuma,
  9. melba,
  10. melba sauce


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