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xanthosis

n.

1857, Modern Latin, from Greek xanthos (see xanthous) + -osis.

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xanthosis in Medicine

xanthosis

(zăn-thōsĭs)
n.
  1. A yellowish discoloration of degenerating tissues, especially seen in malignant neoplasms.
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