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Introduction: Pigmentation

Description of Pigmentation

Pigmentation: Body coloration produced in the body by deposits of a pigment.

Pigmentation: Excessive pigmentation of the skin, usually as a result of increased epidermal or dermal melanin pigmentation, hypermelanosis. Hyperpigmentation can be localized or generalized. The condition may arise from exposure to light, chemicals or other substances, or from a primary metabolic imbalance.
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Pigmentation: coloration or discoloration of a part by a pigment.
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Pigmentation: Coloration or discoloration of a part by a pigment.
Source: MeSH 2007

Pigmentation: Related Topics

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Hierarchical classifications of Pigmentation

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