liver spot

A dark brown blemish on the skin, usually caused by exposure to the sun.
Syn: age spot

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  • Liver spot — Classification and external resources ICD 10 L81.4 ICD 9 709.09 …   Wikipedia

  • liver spot — n. a yellowish brown, red, or black spot or patch on the skin, formerly attributed to faulty functioning of the liver * * * …   Universalium

  • liver spot — n. a yellowish brown, red, or black spot or patch on the skin, formerly attributed to faulty functioning of the liver …   English World dictionary

  • liver spot — liver ,spot noun count a brown spot that people often get on their skin as they become older …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • liver spot — ► NOUN ▪ a small brown spot on the skin …   English terms dictionary

  • liver spot — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms liver spot : singular liver spot plural liver spots a brown spot that people often get on their skin as they become older …   English dictionary

  • liver spot — noun a type of skin disease that causes brown spots on the skin • Hypernyms: ↑macule, ↑macula • Part Holonyms: ↑skin, ↑tegument, ↑cutis * * * ˈliver spot 7 [liver spot] …   Useful english dictionary

  • liver spot — /ˈlɪvə spɒt/ (say livuh spot) noun a brownish patch on the skin, usually of an elderly person; age spot. {erroneously thought to be caused by liver dysfunction} …   Australian English dictionary

  • liver spot — noun a small brown spot on the skin, especially as caused by a skin condition such as lentigo. Derivatives liver spotted adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • liver spot — 1. solar lentigo. 2. (in the pl.) tinea versicolor …   Medical dictionary

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