lentigo

noun
len·​ti·​go | \len-ˈtī-(ˌ)gō, -ˈtē- \
plural lentigines\ len-​ˈtij-​ə-​ˌnēz \

Medical Definition of lentigo 

1 : a small melanotic spot in the skin in which the formation of pigment is unrelated to exposure to sunlight and which is potentially malignant especially : nevus — compare freckle

2 : freckle

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