discoloration of sweat caused by the action of pigment-producing bacteria.
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pseu·do·chro·mi·dro·sis, pseudochromhidrosis (sū'dō-krō'mi-drō'sis, -krōm-i-drō'sis),
The presence of pigment on the skin in association with sweating, but due to the local action of pigment-forming bacteria and not to the excretion of colored sweat.
[pseudo- + G. chrōma, color, + hidrōs, sweat]
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