Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small, flat, pigmented spot on the skin.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Pl. lentigines (len-tij′ i-nēz). In medicine, a freckle; abstractly, a freckly condition; the presence of freckles.
  • noun In zoology, a genus of mollusks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) A freckly eruption on the skin; freckles.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun medicine A brown pigmented spot on the skin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin lentīgō, lentīgin-, from lēns, lent-, lentil.]

Examples

  • This could be a sign of a type of skin cancer called lentigo maligna melanoma (it represents from 5 to 15 percent of melanoma cases).

    Out, Out Damn Spots

  • I sustained some injuries of late, general neglect of water that burned my body and caused lentigo, facial cysts, boils, and then another fall at the train station that was caused by the negligence of others.

    The Memory Palace

  • I sustained some injuries of late, general neglect of water that burned my body and caused lentigo, facial cysts, boils, and then another fall at the train station that was caused by the negligence of others.

    The Memory Palace

  • Lentigo maligna is referred to as such until it becomes invasive, penetrating the deeper layers of skin and making its way to other parts of the body, it then gains the name of lentigo maligna melanoma

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  • There are four basic types of melanoma: superficial spreading melanoma, lentigo maligna, acral lentiginous melanoma, and nodular melanoma; the first three types are found in the uppermost layer of skin, the epidermis, and are noninvasive.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • Lentigo maligna is referred to as such until it becomes invasive, penetrating the deeper layers of skin and making its way to other parts of the body, it then gains the name of lentigo maligna melanoma

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • Lentigo maligna is referred to as such until it becomes invasive, penetrating the deeper layers of skin and making its way to other parts of the body, it then gains the name of lentigo maligna melanoma (LMM)

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • Lentigo maligna is referred to as such until it becomes invasive, penetrating the deeper layers of skin and making its way to other parts of the body, it then gains the name of lentigo maligna melanoma (LMM)

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • There are four basic types of melanoma: superficial spreading melanoma, lentigo maligna, acral lentiginous melanoma, and nodular melanoma; the first three types are found in the uppermost layer of skin, the epidermis, and are noninvasive.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • Lentigo maligna is referred to as such until it becomes invasive, penetrating the deeper layers of skin and making its way to other parts of the body, it then gains the name of lentigo maligna melanoma

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

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