xanthosis


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Noun1.xanthosis - an abnormal yellow discoloration of the skin
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
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xan·tho·sis

n. xantosis, descoloración amarillenta de la piel debida a ingestión excesiva de alimentos tales como la zanahoria y la calabaza.
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Xanthosis - A yellowish discoloration of degenerating tissues, especially seen malignant neoplasms.
Anything that encourages kids to spell properly is a good thing, though I'd settle for great instead of gr8, let alone words like xanthosis, effleurage and logorrhea.
While beta carotene is not toxic, over-consumption of carrots can cause colouring of the skin, a condition known as xanthosis.