On this page:
Age spot a.k.a. Liver spot: Liver spots are blemishes on the skin associated with aging and exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun. They range in color from light brown to red or black and are located in areas most often exposed to the sun, particularly the hands, face, shoulders, arms and forehead, and the scalp if bald.
- read more about Liver spot
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Age spot
Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):
by Apple Blossom
An age spot is a sign of dignity of entering another phase in life which we should welcome with open arms. And as for that turkey neck, show it off with pride! For every part of you should be worshiped like a temple. Praise yourself daily and ...
by Harvard Medical School
AGE SPOTS An age spot is a noncancerous brown or black spot on the skin that occurs as a result of sun exposure, usually in middle-aged or older people. VITILIGO In vitiligo, sections of skin stop producing the pigment melanin, resulting in ...
If Not Now, When? (2001)
Reclaiming Ourselves at Midlife by Stephanie Marston
Every wrinkle or every age spot is an attack on who we truly are. Consequently, our essential self feels at times like a stranger, someone we'd like to know, but not at the expense of our safety and security. It's no wonder that a woman ...
by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero
age spot: Senile lentigo; see under LENTIGO. ageusia (a-gu' -si-a ): Impairment or loss of the sense of taste. agglutination (a-gloo-ti-na' -shun): 1.
by Carol Turkington, Jeffrey S. Dover
lentigo, actinic lentigo, actinic Also known as a solar lentigo, age spot, or liver spot, this harmless small brown macule differs from a LENTIGO simplex by its larger size and by its appearance later in life on sun- exposed areas of skin, ...
by John A. Simpson, E. S. C. Weiner
age spot = liver spot s.v. LIVER n. 7; also fig. and transf., a sign of age. I955 Mademoiselle Jan. 44/3 (Advt.), These horrid *age spots. ..Weathered brown ...
by Houghton Mifflin Company, American Heritage
age spot (āj) n. See liver spot. a•geussia (3-gyöö'zho, -jöö'-)n, Loss of the sense of taste. -a- geu/sic (-zik, -sik) adj. ag°glu-ti-nant (3-glöot/n-ont) n. A substance that holds ...
Called also age spot, liver spot, senile l., and l. senilis. Len•ti•vi•ri•nae (len00tı ̆- vir-i0ne) the HIV-like viruses: a former subfamily of viruses of the family Retroviridae, containing the genus Lentivirus. Len•ti•vi•rus (len0tı ̆-vi00res) [L. lentus ...
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Age spot
Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:
Anagrams of AGE SPOT
What do you get if you rearrange the letters?
See also the blanagrams of Age spot!
Share this page
Go to the usage examples of Age spot to see it in context!