How do you say vitiligo in the United States?
How do the British say vitiligo?
Break ‘vitiligo‘ down into sounds: [VIT] + [I] + [LY] + [GOH] – say it out loud and exaggerate the sounds until you can consistently produce them.
Below is the UK transcription for ‘vitiligo‘:
- Modern IPA: vɪ́tɪlɑ́jgəw.
- Traditional IPA: ˌvɪtɪˈlaɪgəʊ
- 4 syllables: “VIT” + “i” + “LY” + “goh”
How is vitiligo spelled?
a skin disorder characterized by smooth, white patches on various parts of the body, caused by the loss of the natural pigment.
What’s the meaning of vitiligo?
Vitiligo: A condition in which the skin turns white due to the loss of pigment from the melanocytes, cells that produce the pigment melanin that gives the skin color. In vitiligo, the melanocytes are destroyed, leaving depigmented patches of skin.