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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]
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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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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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Their bouquets were wrapped in antique white satin with pearl pins.
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Feminine shapes and styles are mixed with a colour palette of dusty beiges, pale pinks and antique white. This floral dress is from the new range and is priced at pounds 224.