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achromia

achromia in Medicine

achromia a·chro·mi·a (ā-krō'mē-ə, ə-krō'-)
n.

  1. Congenital or acquired deficiency of natural pigmentation.

  2. Lack of capacity to accept stains in cells or tissue. Also called achromasia, achromatosis.

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