Type: Term Pronunciation: klō-az′mă Definitions: 1. Melanoderma or melasma characterized by the occurrence of extensive brown patches of irregular shape and size on the skin of the face and elsewhere; the pigmented facial patches if confluent are also called the mask of pregnancy, an...
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[n] - a tan discoloration of a woman`s face that is associated with pregnancy or with the use of oral contraceptives
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Brown markings on the skin of a pregnant woman caused by hormonal changes, often seen on the face, in a pattern called 'butterfly' marking. These fade after pregnancy
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Brown markings on the skin of a pregnant woman caused by hormonal changes, often seen on the face, in a pattern called 'butterfly' marking. These fade after pregnancy.
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Brownish freckly discolouration of the skin. Mostly seen in pregnancy
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Chlo·as'ma noun [ Greek ... to be green.] (Medicine) A cutaneous affection characterized by yellow or yellowish brown pigmented spots.
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<dermatology> Melasma cholasma hepaticum a term formerly used to refer to circumscribed facial hyperpigmentation resembling melasma that may occur as a cutaneous manifestation of chronic liver disease. ... Origin: Gr. Chloazein = to be green ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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