Entry from British & World English dictionary
Having no colour except black, white, or shades of grey: an achromic area of skin
More example sentences
- In place of the scaly discs there remained clear blotches of an achromic appearance.
- Patients can also have plaque-like hematomas and achromic patches on the retina.
- An achromic halo was obvious around the primary melanoma.
Mid 18th century: from a-1 + Greek khrōma 'colour'.
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