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Medical Term:

xanthochromia

Pronunciation: zan'tho-kro'me-a

Definition: Occurrence of patches of yellow color in the skin, resembling xanthoma, but without the nodules or plates.

Synonym(s): xanthoderma1, yellow disease, yellow skin1

[xantho- + G. chroma, color]

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