A form of chromatopsia, a visual abnormality in which objects look as though they have been overpainted with an unnatural color. In xanthopsia, that color is yellow.
Yellowing of the skin without yellowing of the eyes. In jaundice there is yellowing of both the skin and the whites of the eyes. Xanthosis is associated sometimes with malignancies.
- Xeno- (prefix)
Xenoantigen — An antigen that is found in more than one species. Xenograft — A surgical graft of tissue from one species an unlike species, genus or family. Xenotransplantation — Transplantation from one species to a foreign one, e.g., the heart transplant from a baboon to Baby Fae in 1984 in Loma Linda, California. Xenotropic […]
An antigen that is found in more than one species. An antigen is something that is capable of inducing an immune response. The prefix “xeno-” means foreign or other. It comes from the Greek “xenos” meaning stranger, guest, or host.
Natural substances that are foreign to the body.
A surgical graft of tissue from one species to an unlike species (or genus or family). A graft from a baboon to a human is a xenograft. The prefix “xeno-” means foreign. It comes from the Greek word “xenos” meaning stranger, guest, or host. (Xeno- and xen- are variant forms of the same prefix.)