Lentigo definition

lĕn-tīgō
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A small, flat, pigmented spot on the skin.
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A frecklelike spot on the skin that often appears during or after middle age.
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A small, flat, pigmented spot on the skin.
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(medicine) A brown pigmented spot on the skin.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lentigo
Plural:
lentigines, lentigos

Origin of lentigo

  • Latin lentīgō lentīgin- from lēns lent- lentil

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition