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xanthochroism

/ (zænˈθɒkrəʊˌɪzəm) /
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noun

a condition in certain animals, esp aquarium goldfish, in which all skin pigments other than yellow and orange disappear

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Word Origin for xanthochroism

C19: from Greek xanthokhro (os) yellow-skinned (from xanthos yellow + khroia skin) + -ism
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