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Paul Dudley, U.S. cardiologist, 1886-1973. See: Lee-White method, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.


The color resulting from commingling of all the rays of the spectrum; the color of chalk or of fresh snow.
Synonym(s): albicans (1)
[A.S. hwīt]
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Drug slang
A regional street term for any powdered white abuse substance (e.g., amphetamine, cocaine, heroin).
A person who, for the purposes of equal-opportunity monitoring, is British, Irish or other European, regardless of where they were raised or educated.

Caucasian—a person with ancestry in Europe, North Africa, or the Middle East.
Vox populi
Absence of colour.
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Drug slang A street term for amphetamine, cocaine, heroin Multiculture Caucasian–a person with ancestry in Europe, North Africa, or the Middle East. Cf Hispanic Vox populi Absence of color. See Calcofluor White.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


The color resulting from commingling of all the rays of the spectrum; the color of chalk or of snow.
Synonym(s): albicans (1) .
[A.S. hwīt]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about white

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:

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In conclusion, we herein reported two rare surgical cases of primary CHC-INT, showing potentially characteristic and specific gross findings on their cut surface: both CHC-INTs demonstrated poorly demarcated and expansive and/or infiltrative hepatic nodules in lobulated margins, appearing clearly whitish in color.
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[sup][1] When an adult patient presents with intraocular whitish masses, retinoblastoma usually will not be considered first, because of its relatively low frequency.
Iatrogenic calcinosis cuffs is easy to diagnose when a massive extravasation of calcium infusion is followed by tender, swollen whitish papuloplaques with surrounding erythema and skin necrosis.
You can check for evidence of flood damage by feeling the carpets, checking for water in the spare tyre well, and checking underneath the oil filler cap for a whitish, mayonnaise-like deposit which indicates there is water in the engine.
Parents will be taught that the appearance of a whitish light on the eye, a squint, a sore or swollen eye or a deterioration in vision could be signs of life-threatening retinoblastoma.
The alternate, deciduous, widely spaced leaves are broadly heart-shaped or ovate, pointed at the apex, oblique at the base, up to 8 in (20 cm) long and 6 1/2 in (16.25 cm) wide, and coarsely toothed, with a light, whitish bloom on the underside.
Frons similarly evenly convex, distinctly rugose punctuate; ivory to whitish ochraceous with narrow basal band plus large apical blotch reddish.
Ice fish have whitish blood, and also a large heart and blood vessels, to aid in oxygen transfer.
Mesonotal macrosetae (whitish when present): dc white, confined to region posterior to transverse suture, 3 npl, 1 spal, 3 pal.