albinism

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albinism al·bi·nism (āl'bə-nĭz'əm)
n.

  1. Congenital absence of normal pigmentation or coloration in the eyes only or in the skin, hair, and eyes.

  2. The condition of being an albino.


al'bi·not'ic (-nŏt'ĭk) adj.
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