noun vit·i·li·go \ˌvi-tə-ˈlī-(ˌ)gō, -ˈlē-\

Definition of VITILIGO

:  a skin disorder manifested by smooth white spots on various parts of the body

Origin of VITILIGO

New Latin, from Latin, skin eruption
First Known Use: circa 1842
Medical Dictionary


noun vit·i·li·go \ˌvit-əl-ˈī-(ˌ)gō also -ˈē-\

Medical Definition of VITILIGO

:  a progressive skin disorder that is a form of leukoderma caused by the localized or generalized destruction of melanocytes and marked by sharply circumscribed white spots of skin


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