Definition of pigmentary in US English:



  • See pigment

    • ‘The main risks to the other lasers are the pigmentary changes, either slightly lighter or darker skin that is usually temporary, swelling for a few days or superficial flaking of the skin or sometimes blistering.’
    • ‘Thus, greater pigmentary changes were observed in the forehead compared to the forearm, a finding compatible with the greater distribution of melanocytes in this anatomic area.’
    • ‘No scarring or pigmentary alteration was seen in any study patient.’
    • ‘Skin becomes dry, scaly, and undergoes pigmentary changes.’
    • ‘By the third week only residual pigmentary changes remained.’