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pin·ta

n :  a chronic skin disease that is endemic in tropical America, that occurs successively as an initial papule, a generalized eruption, and a patchy loss of pigment, and that is caused by a spirochete of the genus Treponema (T. careteum) morphologically indistinguishable from the causative agent of syphilis - called also mal del pinto , pinto  .
 
   
 
Similar sounding terms:  hyp·noid  pant  pen·nate  pint 

 
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