canities


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canities

(kəˈnɪʃɪiːz)
n
greyness or whiteness of hair

canities

- The medical term for the graying or whitening of hair.
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The medical name for the sudden whitening of the hair is canities subita.
in villos abeunt vestes, in crura lacerti; fit lupus et veteris servat vestigia formae: canities eadem est, eadem violentia vultus, idem oculi lucent, eadem feritatis imago est.