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lentigo

noun len·ti·go \ len-ˈtī-(ˌ)gō , -ˈtē- \

medical Definition of lentigo

plural lentigines play \len-ˈtij-ə-ˌnēz\
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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