pigmentary

[pig-muhn-ter-ee]
adjective
of, pertaining to, having, or producing pigment.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English: a dyer < Latin pigmentārius. See pigment, -ary

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pigment (ˈpɪɡmənt)
 
n
1.  a substance occurring in plant or animal tissue and producing a characteristic colour, such as chlorophyll in green plants and haemoglobin in red blood
2.  any substance used to impart colour
3.  a powder that is mixed with a liquid to give a paint, ink, etc
 
[C14: from Latin pigmentum, from pingere to paint]
 
'pigmentary
 
adj

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pigmentary pig·men·tar·y (pĭg'mən-těr'ē)
adj.
Of or relating to a pigment.

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It may, in fact, increase eye pressure in patients with pigmentary glaucoma.
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