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Spanish Word of the Day: Pigmento

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Pigmento

El tacto y la piel II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 12/2/2012
Word: Pigmento
(pig-MEN-to)
English: Pigment
Etymology: (Del lat. pigmentum).
Meaning: 1. m. Materia colorante que se usa en la pintura.2. m. Biol. Sustancia colorante que, disuelta o en forma de gránulos, se encuentra en el citoplasma de muchas células vegetales y animales.
Topic:El tacto y la piel II
Example:

Los rubios de ojos azules surgieron (eso creen los cientificos) de una variacion genética que produjo la pérdida de pigmento en la piel.

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