chloasma

noun
chlo·​as·​ma | \ klō-ˈaz-mə How to pronounce chloasma (audio) \
plural chloasmata\ -​mət-​ə How to pronounce chloasmata (audio) \

Medical Definition of chloasma

: irregular brownish or blackish spots especially on the face that occur sometimes in pregnancy and in disorders of or functional changes in the uterus and ovaries

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“Chloasma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chloasma. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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