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Freckles
also called "ephelis." Freckles can be found on anyone no matter the background and has 7 more synonyms

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  1. are clusters of concentrated melanin which are most often visible on people with a fair complexion

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 8, 2009
  2. however, having freckles is genetic and is related to the presence of the dominant melanocortin-1 receptor MC1R gene variant

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 8, 2009
  3. The formation of freckles is triggered by exposure to sunlight

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  4. The exposure to UV-B radiation activates melanocytes to increase the melanin production, which causes freckles to become darker

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  5. Extremely freckled women. Predisposition to freckles is genetic and is related to the presence of the MC1R gene variant
    Extremely freckled women. Predisposition to freckles is genetic and is related to the presence of the MC1R gene variant

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 8, 2009
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