- the congenital absence of pigmentation in the eyes and skin and hair
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a condition in which people are born with insufficient amounts of the pigment melanin, which is responsible for hair, skin, and eye colour
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Albinism: A group of genetic disorders in which there is partial or total lack of the pigment melanin in the eyes, skin, and hair. See also: Albinism, oculocutaneous; Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome.
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Condition in which no melanin (or other pigment) is present.
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The state or condition of being an albino: abinoism; leucopathy.
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<dermatology> Condition in which no melanin (or other pigment) is present. ... (05 Feb 1998) ...
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the congenital absence of pigmentation in the eyes and skin and hair
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(al´bĭ-niz-әm) any of numerous hereditary disorders in which there is defective pigmentation in the eyes and skin, causing hypomelanosis and eye disorders. adj., albinot´ic., adj. ocular albinism a type usually transmitted as an X-linked trait, manifested only in males...
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• (n.) The state or condition of being an albino: abinoism; leucopathy.
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(from the Latin albus, meaning `white`), the absence of pigment in the eyes, skin, hair, scales, or feathers. Albino animals rarely survive in the ... [8 related articles]
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albinism 1. The state or condition of being an albino. 2. A group of inherited disorders with deficiency or absence of pigment in the skin, hair, and eyes, or eyes only, due to an abnormality in production of melanin.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: al′bi-nizm Definitions: 1. A group of inherited (usually autosomal recessive) disorders with deficiency or absence of pigment in the skin, hair, and eyes, or eyes only, resulting from an abnormality in melanin production. See: ocular albinism, piebaldism
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An inherited condition in which an individual lacks pigmentation of the skin, hair, choroid, retina and iris. People with albinism have fair skin, light colored or white hair and sunburn easily.
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Rare hereditary condition in which the body lacks tyrosinase, one of the enzymes that form the pigment melanin, normally found in the skin, hair, and eyes. As a result, the hair is white and the skin and eyes are pink. The skin and eyes are abnormally sensitive to light, and vision is often impaired. The condition occurs among all human groups and
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a rare, inherited disorder characterized by a total or partial lack of melanin (skin pigment) in the skin.
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a rare, inherited disorder characterized by a total lack of melanin (skin pigment) in the skin.
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A genetic condition that manifests as a lack of pigment
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Albinism is the partial or complete failure of melanin production in the skin and eyes. There are many forms of albinism. The most dermatologically significant are:
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is a rare, inherited disorder characterized by a total or partial lack of skin pigment (melanin) in the skin..
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A group of genetic conditions marked by little or none of the pigment melanin in the skin, hair, and/or eyes. People with albinism may have vision problems and white or yellow hair; reddish, violet, blue or brown eyes; and pale skin.
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Albinism (from Latin albus, `white`; see extended etymology, also called achromia, achromasia, or achromatosis) 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 opposit..
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A complete lack of pigmentation
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An abnormal lack of pigment. Albino Red-tailed Hawk
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Congenital absence of pigmentation; in birds, results in white plumage and pink eyes.
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White plumage and pink soft parts resulting from a complete lack of the pigment melanin.
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