achromasia

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achromasia

 [ak″ro-ma´zhah]
the inability of tissues or cells to be stained.
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ach·ro·ma·si·a

(ak'rō-mā'sē-ă),
1. Pallor associated with hippocratic facies, emaciation, and weakness, often heralding a moribund state. Synonym(s): cachectic pallor
2. Synonym(s): achromia
[G. achrōmos, colorless]
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achromasia

(1) Lacking colour.
(2) Leukoderma.
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ach·ro·ma·si·a

(ak'rō-mā'zē-ă)
Pallor associated with hippocratic facies, emaciation, and weakness, often heralding a moribund state.
Synonym(s): cachectic pallor.
[G. achrōmos, colorless]
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