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1. Depigmentation; absence, or loss of natural pigmentation of the skin and iris; may be congenital or acquired.

See: depigmentation.

2. Lack of capacity to accept stains in cells or tissue.

Synonym: achromasia, achromatosis.

Origin: g. A-priv. _ chroma, colour