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pallor

 [pal´or]
paleness, as of the skin.

pal·lor

(pal'ŏr),
Paleness, as of the skin.
[L.]

pallor

/pal·lor/ (pal´er) paleness, as of the skin.

pallor

[pal′ər]
Etymology: L, paleness
an unnatural paleness or absence of color in the skin.

pallor

Medtalk Paleness

pal·lor

(pal'ŏr)
Paleness, as of the skin.
[L.]

pallor

Undue paleness of the skin, observable also in certain mucous membranes, such as the CONJUNCTIVA and the lining of the mouth. Transient pallor may result from constriction of the blood vessels near the surface. Longer-term pallor may be due to ANAEMIA or lack of exposure to sunlight. Permanent pallor may be caused by ALBINISM.

pal·lor

(pal'ŏr)
Paleness, as of the skin.
[L.]

pallor (pal´ər),

n paleness; absence of skin coloration.
pallor, perioral,
n paleness of soft tissues surrounding the oral cavity; an indication of impending syncope.

pallor

paleness, as of the skin or mucosae. Although it is commonly associated with anemia, many long-term cases show mucosae of normal color; pallor is also a common sign in shock.
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I said to myself as I saw the ghastly pallor of her face contrasting with her brown hair, and heard the guttural tones of her voice.
The pallor of his countenance had assumed, if possible, a more ghastly hue--but the luminousness of his eye had utterly gone out.
As it seemed to me, the refined beauty and the etiolated pallor followed naturally enough.
But Psyche, uplifting her finger, Said -- "Sadly this star I mistrust -- Her pallor I strangely mistrust -- Ah, hasten
She grew pale--a patchy pallor, which meant that her nerves were out of order.
Strickland, and her pallor was the pallor of a cold and sudden rage.
The greenish pallor of her skin intoxicated him, and her thin white lips had an extraordinary fascination.
But as he read it, a death- like pallor stole over his face, and an expression of deep-seated wrath, illumined by the many-colored fire which gleamed so brightly, soaringly around the scene, produced a terrible spectacle, which every one would have shuddered at, could they only have read into his heart, now torn by the most stormy and most bitter passions.
And besides the pallor and the physical suffering on the little princess' face, an expression of childish fear of inevitable pain showed itself.
Tarzan made no articulate reply; but the two there with him heard a low growl break from those firm lips--a growl that sent a shudder through the frame of the girl and brought a pallor to the red face of the Hun and his hand to his pistol but even as he drew his weapon it was wrested from him and hurled through the blind and window to the yard beyond.
A sudden pallor had whitened his face to the lips, there were strange singings in his ears, and a mist before his eyes.
A faint flush shows itself on the deadly pallor of her face, and fades again.