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xanthochroid

/ (ˈzænθəʊˌkrɔɪd) /

adjective

rare of, relating to, or designating races having light-coloured hair and a pale complexion

Nearby words

xeromenia, xeromorphic, xerophagy, xerophilous, xerophthalmia, xanthochroid, xeroradiograph, xeroradiography, xerosere, xerosis, xerostomia

Word Origin for xanthochroid

C19: New Latin xanthochroi, from xantho- + Greek ōkhros pale
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Medicine definitions for xanthochroid

xanthochroid

[ zănthə-kroid′ ]

adj.

Having a light complexion and light hair.
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