pallor


pal·lor

noun \ˈpa-lər\

: paleness especially of the face that is caused by illness

Full Definition of PALLOR

:  deficiency of color especially of the face :  paleness

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

pal·lor

noun \ˈpal-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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