from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, lack of pigment in the skin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Absence of normal skin pigmentation (from bruising, stress or disease); pallor or achromia
  • noun The inability of a cell or tissue to be stained

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)


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