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Definition of "leukoderma" [leukoderma]

  • Partial or total loss of skin pigmentation, often occurring in patches. Also called vitiligo. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "leukoderma" in a sentence
  • "Partial albinism, necessarily congenital, presenting a piebald appearance, must not be confounded with leukoderma, which is rarely seen in the young and which will be described later."
  • "And he also had leukoderma or vitiligo which is disfiguration of the skin, which is also an auto-immune disease."
  • "Anosmia has been noticed in leukoderma and allied disturbances of pigmentation."