chromatosis

noun
chro·​ma·​to·​sis | \ ˌkrō-mə-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce chromatosis (audio) \
plural chromatoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce chromatosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of chromatosis

: pigmentation specifically : deposit of pigment in a normally unpigmented area or excessive pigmentation in a normally pigmented site

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“Chromatosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chromatosis. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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