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albinism

[ al-buh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˈæl bəˌnɪz əm /
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noun
the state or condition of being an albino.
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Origin of albinism

First recorded in 1830–40; albin(o) + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM albinism

al·bi·nis·tic, adjective
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Medical definitions for albinism

albinism
[ ălbə-nĭz′əm ]

n.
Congenital absence of normal pigmentation or coloration in the eyes only or in the skin, hair, and eyes.
The condition of being an albino.

Other words from albinism

al′bi•notic (-nŏtĭk) adj.
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