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albino

 [al-bi´no]
a person affected with albinism.

al·bi·no

(al-bī'nō),
An individual with albinism.
[Pg., little white one, fr. albo, white, fr. L. albus + -ino, dim. suffix]

albino

(ăl-bī′nō)
n. pl. albi·nos
An individual with albinism.

albino

A person with albinism

al·bi·no

(al-bī'nō)
An individual with albinism.
[Pg., little white one, fr. albo, white, fr. L. albus + -ino, dim. suffix]

albino

A person with a genetic defect causing absence of the normal body pigment, MELANIN, which gives colour to the hair, eyes and skin. The gene responsible is recessive and the parents usually have normal colouring. The term derives from the Latin albus , white. See ALBINISM.

Albino

A person or animal lacking normal coloring in the eyes, hair, and skin due to a hereditary inability to produce the skin pigment melanin. The condition itself is called albinism.
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His murderers cut his right leg off at the knee, his right arm and his tongue," said Kassim Kazungu, the head of the local association Albinos Without Borders.More than 20 albinos have been killed in Burundi since 2008, with the last case in 2016 when a five-year-old girl was found dismembered after being taken from her home.
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Albinos are targeted in Malawi and some other African countries because of the superstitious belief that their body parts are magic and can make people rich.
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