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Pronunciation: su'do-kro'mi-dro'sis, -krom-i-dro'sis

Definition: The presence of pigment on the skin in association with sweating, but due to the local action of pigment-forming bacteria and not to the excretion of colored sweat.

[pseudo- + G. chroma, color, + hidros, sweat]

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