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Medical Term:

achromasia

Pronunciation: ak′rō-mā′sē-ă

Definition: Pallor associated with hippocratic facies, emaciation, and weakness, often heralding a moribund state.

Synonym(s): achromia

Synonym(s): cachectic pallor

[G. achrōmos, colorless]

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