albinism

Definition / meaning of albinism

A group of genetic conditions marked by little or none of the pigment melanin in the skin, hair, and/or eyes. People with albinism may have vision problems and white or yellow hair; reddish, violet, blue or brown eyes; and pale skin.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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