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Achromatosis a.k.a. Albinism is a congenital disorder characterized by the complete or partial absence of pigment in the skin, hair and eyes due to absence or defect of tyrosinase, a copper-containing enzyme involved in the production of melanin. It is the opposite of melanism.
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by Donald Venes, MD
achromatosis (a” kr6”ma-t6'sis) [achromat(ic) + -osis] The conditionofbeing without natural pigmentation.
by Pei-Show Juo
Achromatosis A disorder characterized by the ...
by UN Panda
Achromatosis Absence of natural pigmentation as in albinism. Achromaturia The passage colorless or very pale urine. of Achylia 1. Absence of gastric juice or other digestive forment. 2. Absence of chyle. Achylous 1. Lacking in gastric juice or ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
achromatosis [ -kro′′m -to'sis]1. deficiency of pigmentation in the tissues.
Pocket Medical Dictionary (1999)
by B. Jain Publishers Staff
Achromatosis, ah-kro-mat-o'-sis. Lack of pigment. Albinism. Achromatu'ria. Colorless state of the urine ...
achromatosis an achromatic objective. monochromat. 1. the quality or condition of being achro•ma•tize (e- kro0me-tı ̄z) ...
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