from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Dark pigmentation.


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  • Intemperies facit succum nigrum, nigrities, obscurat spiritum, obscuratio spiritus facit metum et tristiam.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Wells and Rayer have also published accounts of cases of accidental nigrities.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • The existence of accidental nigrities rests on well-established facts which are distinctly different from the pigmentation of purpura, icterus, or that produced by metallic salts.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • One of the latter cases was a sailor of sixty-three who suffered from general nigrities, and the other was in a woman of thirty, appearing after weaning and amenorrhea.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine


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  • Exceptionally dark coloration. (from Phrontistery)

    May 24, 2008