chromatism

[ kroh-muh-tiz-uh m ]
/ ˈkroʊ məˌtɪz əm /

noun

the abnormal coloration of leaves or other normally green parts of a plant.

Origin of chromatism

First recorded in 1715–25; chromat- + -ism
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Medicine definitions for chromatism

chromatism

[ krōmə-tĭz′əm ]

n.

Abnormal pigmentation.
chromatic aberration
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