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The state of having colorless chromatophores, which results in the absence of pigmentation in animals that are normally pigmented.
A hereditary, metabolic disorder transmitted as an autosomal recessive and characterized by the inability to form melanin in the skin, hair, and eyes due to tyrosinase deficiency.
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