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canities

 
grayness or whiteness of the scalp hair, especially as associated with aging. See also leukotrichia and poliosis.

ca·nit·i·es

(kă-nish'ē-ēz),
Graying of hair.
See also: poliosis.
[L., fr. canus, hoary, gray]

canities

/ca·ni·ti·es/ (kah-nish´e-ēz) grayness or whiteness of the scalp hair.

canities

[kanish′i·ēz]
loss of pigment, as in the graying of hair or the appearance of white streaks in the nails.

ca·ni·ti·es

(kă-nish'ē-ēz)
Graying of hair.
[L., fr. canus, hoary, gray]

canities

grayness of the hair.
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He himself drives the boat by the pole, ministers the sails and his rust-colored boat carries the bodies, now aged, yet a god's old age is hardy and green: portitor has horrendus aquas et flumina servat / terribili squalore Charon, cui plurima mento / canities inculta iacet, stant lumina flamma, / sordidus ex umeris nodo dependet amictus.
fit lupus et ueteris seruat uestigia formae: canities eadem est, eadem uiolentia uultus, idem oculi lucent, eadem feritatis imago est.