pigmentation

Definitions of pigmentation
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n coloration of living tissues by pigment

Antonyms:
depigmentation
absence or loss of pigmentation (or less than normal pigmentation) in the skin or hair
Types:
chromatism
abnormal pigmentation
melanoderma
abnormally dark skin caused by increased deposits of melatonin
Type of:
coloration, colouration
appearance with regard to color

n the deposition of pigment in animals or plants or human beings

Type of:
deposit, deposition
the natural process of laying down a deposit of something

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