Word Key

Albinism • Partial or total absence of pigment in the hair, skin, and eyes

Convalescence • Period of recovery after a disease or surgery

Photophobia • Unusual intolerance of light

Prognostic • Prediction of the chance for recovery

Pyknosis • Shrinkage of cells through degeneration

Rhinorrhea • Excessive watery discharge from nose

Sepsis • Systemic inflammatory response to infection that includes symptoms such as fever, hypothermia, tachycardia, and others

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