Definitions for pigmentationˌpɪg mənˈteɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pig•men•ta•tionˌpɪg mənˈteɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. coloration, esp. of the skin.

  2. Biol. coloration with or deposition of pigment.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pigmentation(noun)

    the deposition of pigment in animals or plants or human beings

  2. pigmentation(noun)

    coloration of living tissues by pigment


  1. pigmentation(Noun)

    Coloration of human, plant or animal tissue, especially by pigment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pigmentation(noun)

    a deposition, esp. an excessive deposition, of coloring matter; as, pigmentation of the liver

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Pigmentation

    Coloration or discoloration of a part by a pigment.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


colouring (of skin etc)

Some illnesses cause a loss of pigmentation.

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