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age spots

noun plural

Definition of age spots

  1. :  benign flat spots of dark pigmentation on the skin (as from exposure to the sun) occurring especially among older people —called also liver spots



1955

First Known Use of age spots

1955

Rhymes with age spots


Medical Dictionary

age spots

noun plural

Medical Definition of age spots

  1. :  benign flat spots evenly colored with darker pigment that occur on sun-exposed skin (as of the hands) especially of persons aged 50 and over—called also lentigo senilis, liver spots




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