Origin of pallorClassical Latin from base of pallere, to be pale, akin to pallidus, pale
The woman's pallor indicates a health problem.
Pallor is extreme paleness or a lack of healthy color in the skin.
An example of pallor is when you are sick and your face is very pale as a result.
Extreme or unnatural paleness.
Origin of pallorMiddle English pallour from Old French palor from Latin pallor from pallēre to be pale ; see pel-1 in Indo-European roots.
From Latin pallor (“paleness, pallor"), from palleÅ (“I am or look pale, blanch").
- If a child has black stools, pallor, or vomiting of blood due to the development of portal hypertension, emergency medical attention is required to treat the bleeding.
- She hadn't noticed his pallor beneath his copper skin, but she saw it now.
- She was lying dead, in the same position he had seen her in five minutes before and, despite the fixed eyes and the pallor of the cheeks, the same expression was on her charming childlike face with its upper lip covered with tiny black hair.
- And you who have a son! she began, her pallor suddenly turning to a vivid red.
- The principal symptom may show itself in general pallor, including all cases where the normal healthy green hue is replaced by a sickly yellowish hue indicating that the chlorophyll apparatus is deficient.