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xanthosis

n.

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

Nearby words

xanthophore, xanthophyll, xanthopsia, xanthosiderite, xanthosine, xanthosis, xanthous, xanthurenic acid, xanthus, xantippe, xat
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Medicine definitions for xanthosis

xanthosis

[ zăn-thōsĭs ]

n.

A yellowish discoloration of degenerating tissues, especially seen in malignant neoplasms.
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