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depigmentation

[dee-pig-muh n-tey-shuh n] /diˌpɪg mənˈteɪ ʃən/
noun, Pathology
1.
loss of pigment.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; de- + pigmentation
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de-pigmentation in Medicine

depigmentation de·pig·men·ta·tion (dē-pĭg'mən-tā'shən, -měn-)
n.
The loss or removal of normal pigmentation.

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