[ kə-nĭsh′ē-ēz′ ]
The diminishing of pigment in hair producing a range of colors from normal to white that is perceived as gray.
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Examples from the Web for canities
It is common to advancing years (canities senilis); it is seen also exceptionally in early life (canities præmatura).Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon