xanthism

noun

a condition of skin, fur, or feathers in which yellow coloration predominates

Nearby words

  1. xenophobic,
  2. xenophon,
  3. xenophthalmia,
  4. xenopsylla,
  5. xenotransplant,
  6. xenotropic virus,
  7. xeranthemum,
  8. xerarch,
  9. xerasia,
  10. xeres

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Medicine definitions for xanthism

xanthism

[zănthĭz′əm]

n.

A pigmentary anomaly of Blacks characterized by red or yellow-red hair color, copper-red skin, and often fading of the pigment of the iris.

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