pigmentary

pigmentary
pigment NOUN 1) the natural colouring matter of animal or plant tissue. 2) a substance used for colouring or painting.
VERB colour with or as if with pigment.
DERIVATIVES pigmentary adjective pigmentation noun.
ORIGIN Latin pigmentum, from pingere 'to paint' .

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  • Pigmentary — Pigmental Pig*men tal, Pigmentary Pig men*ta*ry, a. Of or pertaining to pigments; furnished with pigments. Dunglison. [1913 Webster] {Pigmentary degeneration} (Med.), a morbid condition in which an undue amount of pigment is deposited in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pigmentary retinopathy — n RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA * * * see retinitis pigmentosa …   Medical dictionary

  • Pigmentary degeneration — Pigmental Pig*men tal, Pigmentary Pig men*ta*ry, a. Of or pertaining to pigments; furnished with pigments. Dunglison. [1913 Webster] {Pigmentary degeneration} (Med.), a morbid condition in which an undue amount of pigment is deposited in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pigmentary — adjective see pigment I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pigmentary — /pig meuhn ter ee/, adj. of, pertaining to, having, or producing pigment. [1425 75; late ME: a dyer < L pigmentarius. See PIGMENT, ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • pigmentary — adjective Of or pertaining to pigment …   Wiktionary

  • pigmentary — Relating to a pigment. * * * pig·men·tary pig mən .ter ē adj of, relating to, or containing pigment * * * pig·men·tary (pigґmən tar″e) pertaining to or of the nature of a pigment …   Medical dictionary

  • pigmentary — pig·men·tar·y || pɪgmÉ™ntÉ™rɪ adj. of or pertaining to pigment; containing pigment; producing pigment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pigmentary — pig·men·tary …   English syllables

  • pigmentary — /ˈpɪgməntəri/ (say pigmuhntuhree), / tri/ (say tree) adjective of pigment. Also, pigmental /pɪgˈmɛntl/ (say pig mentl) …  

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