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lentigo

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noun len·ti·go \len-ˈtī-(ˌ)gō, -ˈtē-\

Medical Definition of lentigo

plural

lentigines

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  1. 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. 2:  freckle


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