Definition of Pallor

1. Noun. Unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress).




Definition of Pallor

1. n. Paleness; want of color; pallidity; as, pallor of the complexion.

Definition of Pallor

1. Noun. Paleness; want of color; pallidity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pallor

1. paleness [n -S] - See also: paleness

Medical Definition of Pallor

1. A pale appearance to the skin. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pallor

pallidum
pallier
pallies
palliest
palling
palliobranchiata
palliobranchiate
pallisander
pallister-killian syndrome
pallium
palliums
pallometa
pallone
pallones
pallophotophone
pallor (current term)
pallors
palls
pally
palm
palm-chin reflex
palm-leaf
palm-shaped
palm-tree
palm-trees
palm card
palm cat
palm civet
palm family
palm kernel

Literary usage of Pallor

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1. Physical Diagnosis by Richard Clarke Cabot (1915)
"At best, pallor is only a sign which suggests to us to look further into the case in one or ... pallor without anaemia is often seen in tuberculosis, ..."

2. The Lancet (1842)
"Turgidity and flushing denoted congestion, and pallor and collapse might denote laceration. But many cases occurred in which nothing so marked was observed; ..."

3. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (1916)
"pallor and her eyes, humbled and saddened by the dark shame of womanhood. While his soul had passed from ecstasy to languor where had she been? ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on Medical Diagnosis for Students and Physicians by John Herr Musser (1913)
"Slight burns and scalds cause a localized redness, pallor. ... Temporary pallor.—pallor of this type is acute, and may or may not be recurrent. ..."

5. Medical diagnosis: A Manual of Clinical Methods by John James Graham Brown (1884)
"pallor is due to defective filling of the capillaries, to deficiency in the ... pallor, consequently, may arise from any condition which prevents the proper ..."

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