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acropigmentation

Pronunciation: ak′rō-pig-men-tā′shŭn

Definition: Punctate and reticulate hyperpigmentation of the dorsal surfaces of the fingers and toes beginning in early childhood and usually increasing with age; more common in people with dark complexions of Asian descent.

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