Vitiligo meaning

vĭtl-īgō, -ēgō
Partial or total loss of skin pigmentation, often occurring in patches.
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(med.) A disorder in which there is a loss of pigment resulting in white patches of skin.
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Partial or total loss of skin pigmentation, often occurring in patches.
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The patchy loss of skin pigmentation.
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Origin of vitiligo

  • Latin vitilīgō tetter

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