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pallor

 [pal´or]
paleness, as of the skin.

pal·lor

(pal'ŏr),
Paleness, as of the skin.
[L.]

pallor

/pal·lor/ (pal´er) paleness, as of the skin.

pallor

[pal′ər]
Etymology: L, paleness
an unnatural paleness or absence of color in the skin.

pallor

Medtalk Paleness

pal·lor

(pal'ŏr)
Paleness, as of the skin.
[L.]

pallor

Undue paleness of the skin, observable also in certain mucous membranes, such as the CONJUNCTIVA and the lining of the mouth. Transient pallor may result from constriction of the blood vessels near the surface. Longer-term pallor may be due to ANAEMIA or lack of exposure to sunlight. Permanent pallor may be caused by ALBINISM.

pal·lor

(pal'ŏr)
Paleness, as of the skin.
[L.]

pallor (pal´ər),

n paleness; absence of skin coloration.
pallor, perioral,
n paleness of soft tissues surrounding the oral cavity; an indication of impending syncope.

pallor

paleness, as of the skin or mucosae. Although it is commonly associated with anemia, many long-term cases show mucosae of normal color; pallor is also a common sign in shock.
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