xanthism[zan′thizm]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. A pigmentary anomaly of blacks, characterized by red or yellow-red hair color, copper-red skin, and often by dilution of iris pigment; autosomal recessive inheritance caused by mutation in the tyrosinase-related protein 1gene (TYRP1) on chromosome 9.

Synonyms
rufous albinism

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