xanthism

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xanthism

(ˈzænˌθɪzəm)
n
(Zoology) a condition of skin, fur, or feathers in which yellow coloration predominates
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lm first described the characteristics of rufous albinism as 'mahogany red to deep red' hair, reddish-brown skin, occasional presence of pigmented nevi or freckles, reddish-brown to brown eye colour, slight transillumination of the iris, fundal pigment, nystagmus, photophobia and approximately 20/100 visual acuity (Fig.