erythrism

[ ih-rith-riz-uhm, er-uh-thriz-uhm ]
/ ɪˈrɪθ rɪz əm, ˈɛr əˌθrɪz əm /

noun

abnormal redness, as of plumage or hair.

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Origin of erythrism

First recorded in 1885–90; erythr- + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM erythrism

er·y·thris·mal [er-uh-thriz-muhl], /ˌɛr əˈθrɪz məl/, er·y·thris·tic [er-uh-thris-tik], /ˌɛr əˈθrɪs tɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for erythrism

erythrism
/ (ɪˈrɪθrɪzəm) /

noun

abnormal red coloration, as in plumage or hair

Derived forms of erythrism

erythrismal (ˌɛrɪˈθrɪzməl), adjective
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Medical definitions for erythrism

erythrism
[ ĕrə-thrĭz′əm ]

n.

Redness of the hair with a ruddy freckled complexion.

Other words from erythrism

er′y•thristic (-thrĭstĭk) adj.
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