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pallor

noun pal·lor \ˈpa-lər\

: paleness especially of the face that is caused by illness

Full Definition of PALLOR

:  deficiency of color especially of the face :  paleness
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Examples of PALLOR

  1. The boy's sickly pallor concerned his mother even though he had no fever.

Origin of PALLOR

Middle English, from Latin, from pallēre to be pale — more at fallow
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Medicine Terms

analgesia, angina, diabetes, hepatitis, homeopathy, logorrhea, palliate, pandemic

Rhymes with PALLOR

PALLOR Defined for Kids

pallor

noun pal·lor \ˈpa-lər\

Definition of PALLOR for Kids

:  paleness of face
Medical Dictionary

pallor

noun pal·lor \ˈpal-ər\

Medical Definition of PALLOR

:  deficiency of color especially of the face :  paleness <patients in hemorrhagic shock may exhibit extreme pallorScientific American Medicine>

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