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Paul Dudley, U.S. cardiologist, 1886-1973. See: Lee-White method, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.


The color resulting from commingling of all the rays of the spectrum; the color of chalk or of fresh snow.
Synonym(s): albicans (1)
[A.S. hwīt]


Drug slang
A regional street term for any powdered white abuse substance (e.g., amphetamine, cocaine, heroin).
A person who, for the purposes of equal-opportunity monitoring, is British, Irish or other European, regardless of where they were raised or educated.

Caucasian—a person with ancestry in Europe, North Africa, or the Middle East.
Vox populi
Absence of colour.


Drug slang A street term for amphetamine, cocaine, heroin Multiculture Caucasian–a person with ancestry in Europe, North Africa, or the Middle East. Cf Hispanic Vox populi Absence of color. See Calcofluor White.


The color resulting from commingling of all the rays of the spectrum; the color of chalk or of snow.
Synonym(s): albicans (1) .
[A.S. hwīt]


adj in Chinese medicine, a facial coloration indicative of either lung conditions or of an accumulation of cold energy, as in colic. See also energy, cold.


1. a color lacking any hue; the color of fresh snow.
2. a coat color.

Patient discussion about white

Q. i have white spots on testicals

A. if i had white spots on my testicals,,i would be in sombodys emergency room right now....i suggest you get a dr......mrfoot56

Q. Is there any difference between brown eggs and white eggs? My fitness instructor suggested me to have brown eggs instead of white eggs so is there any difference between brown eggs and white eggs?

A. I have to agree with you. Never heard of any difference between the two and it doesnt sound reasonable that one is better to your health than the other...

Q. Is it possible for teenager (13-25 years old) to have a white hair? (For tropical people) If possible, why?

A. And example of how it looks in poliosis:

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Relatively small, globular; epandrium rectangular when viewed laterally, with whitish hairs; gonocoxites about twice as broad as long, dark brown, with whitish hairs; gonostyli broad with a lateral thumb-like projection basally, and a short spine before the tip of the apical arm; aedeagus sheathed with a membranous sheath that is broad, flattened and dorsally folded at its apical portion capping the aedeagal tip.
sup][1] When an adult patient presents with intraocular whitish masses, retinoblastoma usually will not be considered first, because of its relatively low frequency.
Legs: all femora whitish with a gray subapical mark and a lighter grayish elongated mark near base; tibiae and tarsi translucent shaded with gray medially on hind tibiae, a small light gray spot is present basally to all tarsal claws.
Thorax: Dark red-brown and orange, fine silver pruinose, whitish setose.
Legs: Forelegs whitish, femora with two brownish longitudinal stripes; tibiae and first two segments of tarsi shaded with brown.
Fiberoptic bronchoscopy detected a vegetative whitish membranous material in the medial segment of right middle lobe and surrounding mucosa was normal.
Abdomen: Terga uniformly shaded with black, except submedian region of terga I-IV, and along lateral margins; sterna whitish shaded with pale gray.
The forehead is flattened and there is a prominent whitish plumage and crown stripe.
On Wednesday, several residents of the town reported seeing a small whitish plane flying low over the town, the police said, adding that one reported hearing a hard thud after seeing a small aircraft.
Anal fin whitish to yellowish on proximal half, deep yellow on distal half with dark brown tip, with irregular rows of dark red spots and dots; in red morph, spots somewhat horizontally fused proximally, medially separated, elongate over fin rays, distally orange red and more dense; in blue morph, spots forming irregular rows proximally, medially somewhat elongate over fin rays, distally becoming more elongate, randomly scattered and orange-red.