parasitic melanoderma

n.

Darkening or discoloration of the skin caused by chronic scratching of the bites of the body louse.vagabond's disease vagrant's disease

Nearby words

  1. polaris,
  2. polarisation,
  3. polariscope,
  4. polarise,
  5. polarity,
  6. polarization charge,
  7. polarize,
  8. polarized,
  9. polarized light,
  10. polarizer


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