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pallor

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noun pal·lor \ˈpa-lər\

Simple Definition of pallor

  • : paleness especially of the face that is caused by illness

Full Definition of pallor

  1. :  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

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PALLOR Defined for Kids

pallor

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noun pal·lor \ˈpa-lər\

Definition of pallor

  1. :  paleness of face




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pallor

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noun pal·lor \ˈpal-ər\

Medical Definition of pallor

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




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