hematogenous pigmentation

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

hematogenous pigmentation

Pigmentation produced by the collection of hemoglobin, or pigment carried to a site through the blood.
See also: pigmentation


the deposition of coloring matter; the coloration or discoloration of a part by a pigment. See also hyperpigmentation, hypopigmentation.

bacterial pigmentation
production of pigment is a characteristic of some bacteria which may be useful in identification. Examples are Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Chromobacterium violaceum and Serratia marcescens.
hematogenous pigmentation
pigmentation produced by accumulation of hemoglobin derivatives, such as hematoidin or hemosiderin.
Mentioned in ?