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chromatism

[kroh-muh-tiz-uh m]
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noun
  1. chromatic aberration.
  2. the abnormal coloration of leaves or other normally green parts of a plant.
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Origin of chromatism

First recorded in 1715–25; chromat- + -ism
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Related Words

hue, intensity, glow, stain, paint, undertone, saturation, tint, tincture, cast, luminosity, value, iridescence, wash, coloring, complexion, dye, blush, tinge, tinct

chromatism in Medicine

chromatism

(krōmə-tĭz′əm)
n.
  1. Abnormal pigmentation.
  2. chromatic aberration
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