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1. chloasma, mask of pregnancy, melasma

a tan discoloration of a woman's face that is associated with pregnancy or with the use of oral contraceptives

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nounWord forms: plural chloasmata (kləʊˈæzmətə )
the appearance on a person's skin, esp of the face, of patches of darker colour: associated with hormonal changes caused by liver disease or the use of oral contraceptives

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a skin discoloration on the face and chest, resulting from pregnancy, disease, malnutrition, etc.

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n. pl. chlo·as·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A patchy brown or dark brown skin discoloration that usually occurs on a woman's face and may result from hormonal changes, as in pregnancy.

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