albinism
noun Date: 1836 the condition of an albino • albinistic adjective

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  • albinism — ALBINÍSM s.n. Anomalie congenitală care constă în lipsa totală sau parţială de pigmenţi în celulele inferioare ale pielii, manifestată prin culoarea albicioasă a pielii şi a părului şi uneori prin culoarea roşiatică a irisului. ♦ Insuficienţă de… …   Dicționar Român

  • Albinism — Al bi*nism, n. The state or condition of being an albino: abinoism; leucopathy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • albinism — albinism. См. альбинизм. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • albinism — (n.) 1836; see ALBINO (Cf. albino) + ISM (Cf. ism). Alternative form albinoism is recorded from 1868 …   Etymology dictionary

  • albinism — [al′bə niz΄əm] n. the condition of being an albino albinic [al bin′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Albinism — Albino redirects here. For other uses, see Albino (disambiguation). Albinism Classification and external resources A black child with albinism ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • albinism — albinistic, adj. /al beuh niz euhm/, n. the state or condition of being an albino. [1830 40; ALBIN(O) + ISM] * * * Absence of the pigment melanin in the eyes, skin, hair, scales, or feathers. It arises from a genetic defect and occurs in humans… …   Universalium

  • Albinism — Partial or total lack of the pigment melanin in the skin, hair and iris. The word albino is Portuguese and comes from the Latin albus for white. * * * A group of inherited (usually autosomal recessive) disorders with deficiency or absence of… …   Medical dictionary

  • albinism — albinizmas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Pigmentų stoka organizmuose (gyvūnų ir žmogaus organizme melanino, augaluose chlorofilo). Genų slopinamos pigmentų sintezės rezultatas – įgimtas baltumas. atitikmenys: angl.… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • albinism — albinizmas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Organizmo nesugebėjimas visiškai arba atskirose dalyse gaminti pigmento. Dėl chlorofilo stokos augalų lapai būna ištisai arba atskirais lopais balti. atitikmenys: angl. albinism rus.… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • albinism — A group of genetic conditions marked by little or none of the pigment melanin in the skin, hair, and/or eyes. People with albinism may have vision problems and white or yellow hair; reddish, violet, blue or brown eyes; and pale skin …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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