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whites

(wīts),
Colloquialism for leukorrhea or blennorrhea.
Drug slang A regional term for pulverised amphetamines
Medspeak-US A popular term for the white ‘uniform’ worn by medicos the world over, which changes in length according to rank.

whites

A popular term for the white 'uniform' worn by medicos the world over, which changes in length according to rank. Cf Scrubs, Greens.

Patient discussion about whites

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:
http://dermis.multimedica.de/dermisroot/en/1269324/image.htm

More discussions about whites
References in classic literature ?
He became the slave of old Fanfoa, head chief over a score of scattered bush-villages on the range-lips of Malaita, the smoke of which, on calm mornings, is about the only evidence the seafaring white men have of the teeming interior population.
It was a trap, and into the trap sailed two white men in a small ketch.
"Was there a little white child with him?" asked Tarzan, his heart almost stopped as he awaited the black's answer.
"No, bwana," replied Kaviri, "the white child was not with this man's party--it was with the other party."
After a time, White Fang heard strange noises approaching.
White Fang had never seen dogs before, but at sight of them he felt that they were his own kind, only somehow different.
"Now listen, O White Man, and I will tell you of a great foolishness.
There is a post there, filled with the goods of the white man, and a trader whose name is Jones.
"What do you seek of Zweete, my white father?" asked the old man in a thin voice.
"Yes, my white father, I have long ears, though they say that I grow deaf.
"You sing out, him fella brother belong you die too much," the white man went on in threatening tones.
"Sing out no good little bit," the white man went on, more gently.