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alb-
white
albino(person who has a marked deficiency of pigment in the eyes, hair, and skin; has abnormaly white skin)
albin/o
white
albinism(condition of abnormally white skin;characterized by absence of pigment in the skin,hair,and eyes)
chlor/o
green
chlorphyll(green pigment in plants thataccomplishes photosynthesis)
cirrh/o
yello, tawny
cirrhosis(chronic degenerative disease of the liver with resultant yellowness of the liver and of the skin)
cyan/o
blue
cyanoderma(slightly bluish,grayish,slatelike, or dark discoloration of the skin)
eosin/o
red, rosy
eosinophil(bilobed leukocyte that stains red, rosy color with an acid dye)
erthr/o
red
erthrocyte(mature red blood cell)
glauc/o
gray,silver
glaucoma(disorder of the eye due to an increase in intraocular pressure;creats a dull gray gleam of the affected eye)
jaund/o
yellow
jaundice(yellow discoloration of the skin)
leuk/o
white
leulopakia( white,hard thickened patches firmly attached to the mucous membrane in area such as the mouth,vulva,or penis
melan/o
black
melanoma(darkly pigmented cancerous tumor)
poli/o
gray
poliomyelitis(inflam. of the gray matter of the spinal cord)
purpur/o
purple[purpura]-(collection of blood beneath the skin in the form of pinpoint hemorrhages appearing as re/purple skin discolorations)
rube-
red
rubella(contagious viral disease characterized by faver, coldlike symptoms, and diffuse, fine, red rash)
xanth/o
yellow
xanthoderma(yellow coloration of the skin)