alphosis


alphosis
  n. Medicine, lack of skin pigmentation.

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  • alphosis — [al fō′sis] n. 〚ModL < Gr alphos, dull white leprosy; akin to L albus, white: see ELF〛 LEUKODERMA * * * …   Universalium

  • alphosis — [al fō′sis] n. [ModL < Gr alphos, dull white leprosy; akin to L albus, white: see ELF] LEUKODERMA …   English World dictionary

  • alphosis — /ælˈfoʊsəs/ (say al fohsuhs) noun lack of pigment in the skin, as in albinism. {Greek alphos kind of leprosy + osis} …   Australian English dictionary