depigmentation


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de·pig·men·ta·tion

(dē'pig-men-tā'shŭn),
Loss of pigment which may be partial or complete.
See also: achromia (1).

depigmentation

(dē-pĭg′mən-tā′shən, -mĕn-)
n.
Loss or removal of normal pigmentation.

depigmentation

de·pig·men·ta·tion

(dē-pig'men-tā'shŭn)
Loss of coloration that may be partial or complete.
See also: achromia (1)

depigmentation

Loss of normal pigmentation.

depigmentation

congenital or acquired, partial or total loss of pigment

depigmentation

removal of pigment; usually refers to melanin. See also hypopigmentation.

nasal depigmentation
occurs in dogs with a normal, darkly pigmented nasal planum at birth which later fades to brown or a pale gray-white. Called also Dudley nose, the cause is unknown, but it may be a form of vitiligo. A seasonal loss of pigmentation, usually during winter months, occurs in some breeds, including Siberian huskies, Golden retrievers, Labrador retrievers and Bernese mountain dogs. Called also snow nose.
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Depigmentation (Dudley Nose).
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A report of patchy depigmentation of the palm, fore-finger and the base of the neck in a West-Indian woman after using a cosmetic cream containing hydroquinone.
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