pallor

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noun pal·lor \ˈpa-lər\

Definition of pallor

  1. :  deficiency of color especially of the face :  paleness The boy's sickly pallor concerned his parents.

Examples of pallor in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of pallor

Middle English, from Latin, from pallēre to be pale — more at fallow


First Known Use: 15th century


PALLOR Defined for English Language Learners

pallor

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noun pal·lor \ˈpa-lər\

Definition of pallor for English Language Learners

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


PALLOR Defined for Kids

pallor

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noun pal·lor \ˈpa-lər\

Definition of pallor for Students

  1. :  paleness of face


Medical Dictionary

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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