What does Albinism mean?

Albinism meaning in General Dictionary

their state or condition to be an albino abinoism leucopathy

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  • the congenital absence of pigmentation within the eyes and epidermis and tresses
  • The state or problem of being an albino: abinoism; leucopathy.

Albinism meaning in Medical Dictionary

A group of hereditary conditions for which there was limited or total decreased the pigment melanin inside eyes, skin, and tresses.


Albinism meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1836; see albino + -ism. Alternate type albinoism is recorded from 1868.


Albinism meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) Their state or condition of being an albino: abinoism; leucopathy.


Sentence Examples with the word Albinism

If we assume that the two negresses which the third son married were themselves carrying albinism recessive - an exceedingly probable condition considering that albino negroes are not uncommon - the result is accurately in accordance, as W.

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