Xanthochroism


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xanthochroism

(zænˈθɒkrəʊˌɪzəm)
n
(Zoology) a condition in certain animals, esp aquarium goldfish, in which all skin pigments other than yellow and orange disappear
[C19: from Greek xanthokhro(os) yellow-skinned (from xanthos yellow + khroia skin) + -ism]
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Xanthochroism

the condition of belonging to the Caucasian race and having fair skin and blond hair. — Xanthochroi, Xanthocroid, n.Xanthochroic, Xanthocroid, adj.
See also: Race
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