Depigmentation

Depigmentation is the lightening of the skin, or loss of pigment. Depigmentation of the skin can be caused by a number of local and systemic conditions. The pigment loss can be partial (injury to the skin) or complete (caused by vitiligo). It can be temporary (from tinea versicolor) or permanent (from albinism). Most commonly, depigmentation of th...
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depigmentation

<dermatology> The removal or loss of pigment, especially melanin. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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depigmentation

(de- + pigmentation) removal or loss of pigment, especially melanin.
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depigmentation

(de-pig″mәn-ta┬┤shәn) removal or loss of pigment, especially melanin, such as in amelanosis, leukoderma, vitiligo, and other conditions.
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depigmentation

noun absence or loss of pigmentation (or less than normal pigmentation) in the skin or hair
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depigmentation

depigmentation 1. Absence, or partial loss, of pigmentation (or less than normal pigmentation) of the pigment melanin; especially, in the skin, eyes, or hair. 2. Loss of color (pigment) from the skin, mucous membranes, hair, or retina of the eyes.
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Depigmentation

Depigmentation: Loss of color (pigment) from the skin, mucous membranes, hair, or retina of the eye. The color of the skin, mucous membranes, hair, and retina is due to the deposition of melanin, which is a coloring matter. Melanin is produced by specialized cells called melanocytes. Other terms pertaining to pigment include pigmentation (the prese...
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Depigmentation

Erasing the color pigments from hair is known as depigmentation. A simple osmosis method is used by Great Lengths to erase the color pigments from the hair. Only Great Lengths uses this method while other companies still rely on methods such as bleaching the hair that can destroy the cuticle and hair to a great extent.
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depigmentation

Localized loss of normal skin color.
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depigmentation

Type: Term Pronunciation: dē′pig-men-tā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Loss of pigment which may be partial or complete.
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depigmentation

[n] - absence or loss of pigmentation (or less than normal pigmentation) in the skin or hair
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