achromia

noun
achro·​mia | \ (ˈ)ā-ˈkrō-mē-ə How to pronounce achromia (audio) \
variants: also achroma \ -​mə How to pronounce achromia (audio) \

Medical Definition of achromia

: loss or absence of normal pigmentation (as of the skin) : hypopigmentation especially : albinism

Other Words from achromia

achromic \ (ˈ)ā-​ˈkrō-​mik How to pronounce achromia (audio) \ adjective

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“Achromia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/achromia. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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