lentigo

noun

len·​ti·​go len-ˈtī-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce lentigo (audio) -ˈtē- How to pronounce lentigo (audio)
plural lentigines len-ˈtij-ə-ˌnēz How to pronounce lentigo (audio)
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
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“Lentigo.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lentigo. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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