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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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n. xantosis, descoloración amarillenta de la piel debida a ingestión excesiva de alimentos tales como la zanahoria y la calabaza.
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There are many variations on the stages in the process, and Jung points out the four major ones: melanosis (blackening), leukosis (whitening), xanthosis (yellowing), and Isis (reddening).
Xanthosis - A yellowish discoloration of degenerating tissues, especially seen malignant neoplasms.
According to Pollakowna who discusses the triptych in her essay "Clay and Light," the painter experienced a spiritual transformation as he moved from the dark melanosis through yellow xanthosis to the red iosis.