hyperpigmentation

noun
hy·per·pig·men·ta·tion | \ ˌhī-pər-ˌpig-mən-ˈtā-shən , -ˌmen- \

Definition of hyperpigmentation 

: excess pigmentation in a bodily part or tissue (such as the skin) Vitamin C has been reported to inhibit the production of melanin, the stuff that produces not only a tan but also freckles and hyperpigmentation. —Anne Weintraub The presence of nickel can cause a skin rash that leads to hyperpigmentation, or darkening, of the skin. —Jenyne M. Raines

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hyperpigmented \ˌhī-pər-ˈpig-mən-təd, -ˌmen- \ adjective
hyperpigmented skin

First Known Use of hyperpigmentation

1866, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hyperpigmentation was in 1866

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hyperpigmentation

noun
hy·per·pig·men·ta·tion | \ -ˌpig-mən-ˈtā-shən, -ˌmen- \

Medical Definition of hyperpigmentation 

: excess pigmentation in a body part or tissue (as the skin) hyperpigmentation of deep inflammatory acne lesions —Elizabeth A. Abel et al

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hyperpigmented \-ˈpig-mənt-əd, -ˌment- \ adjective
hyperpigmented skin

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