Definition of Pigmentary

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to pigment. ¹

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Definition of Pigmentary

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Pigmentary

1. Of or pertaining to pigments; furnished with pigments. Pigmentary degeneration, a morbid condition in which an undue amount of pigment is deposited in the tissues. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pigmentary

pigment cell
pigment cell of skin
pigment cells of iris
pigment cells of retina
pigment cirrhosis
pigment epitheliopathy
pigment epithelium
pigment epithelium of eye
pigment epithelium of optic retina
pigment induration of the lung
pigmentary (current term)
pigmentary cirrhosis
pigmentary glaucoma
pigmentary retinopathy
pigmentary syphilid
pigmented ameloblastoma

Literary usage of Pigmentary

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1. A Treatise on diseases of the skin for the use of advanced students and by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1910)
"... which increase in size, and the general appearance of which is retiform (retiform pigmentary ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1895)
"Papillary and pigmentary dystrophy (acanthosis nigricans) is a legitimate and well-defined morbid type, a regional and symmetric ..."

3. A Text-book of the Diseases of the Small Domestic Animals by Oscar Victor Brumley (1921)
"In most cases pigmentary keratitis is secondary to ulceration of the cornea, ... -pigmentary keratitis is characterized by deposits of melanin or pigment in ..."

4. An Introduction to pathology and morbid anatomy by Thomas Henry Green (1878)
"pigmentary DEGENERATION. pigmentary Degeneration, or Pigmentation, consists in an abnormal formation of pigment in the tissues. ..."

5. A Manual of Pathological Histology by Victor Cornil (1880)
"Their color has caused them to be regarded as formed of a pigmentary ... In melanosis, there is found a pigmentary infiltra- tjon of {]ie heart which ..."

6. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1875)
"On Pigment-Flakes, pigmentary Particles, ... found by Drs. Meigs and Pepper, of this city, under like circumstances; t and of the " pigmentary particles" or ..."

7. On Diseases of the Skin, Including the Exanthemata by Ferdinand Hebra, Charles Hilton Fagge, Moriz Kaposi (1874)
"We see such black pigmentary changes occurring in a partial form, ... Etiology of pigmentary abnormalities.—It is very evident that the abnormal deep ..."

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