depigmentation depigmentation

Definition(s):

  • (n) absence or loss of pigmentation (or less than normal pigmentation) in the skin or hair

Usage(s):

  1. The blotching spread until it brought about the depigmentation suddenly observed by Will White after his bath.
  2. Loomis surmises that the yellow races may have developed their coloration after having gone through the white-race depigmentation phase.
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