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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Freckle" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Freckle
Freckles, sometimes called ephelis, are clusters of concentrated melanin which are most often visible on people with a fair complexion. Freckles do not have an increased number of melanin-producing cells (melanocytes), but instead have cells that overproduce melanin granules changing the coloration of the skin (increased number of melanosomes). This also causes the different skin tones among humans, but contrasts with lentigines and moles. - See link

 

Freckle in Spanish is Peca
Efélide (del griego ephēlid- "grano, peca") es una mancha pequeña de color marrón claro de melanina que aparece sobre la piel clara expuesta al sol, a la que oscurece, al contrario de lo que ocurre con el lentigo simple. Generalmente se usa en plural "efélides". El término coloquial es "pecas".1 - See link

 

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Definition of Freckle in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
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