Skip to Content


Pronunciation: de'al-ba'shun

Definition: The act of whitening, bleaching, or blanching.

[L. de-albo, pp. -atus, to whiten]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.