heterochromous

[ het-er-uh-kroh-muh s ]
/ ˌhɛt ər əˈkroʊ məs /

adjective

of different colors.

Nearby words

  1. heterochromatin,
  2. heterochrome,
  3. heterochromia,
  4. heterochromic uveitis,
  5. heterochromosome,
  6. heterochronia,
  7. heterochrony,
  8. heterochthonous,
  9. heterocladic anastomosis,
  10. heteroclite

Origin of heterochromous

First recorded in 1835–45; hetero- + chromous

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British Dictionary definitions for heterochromous

heterochromous

/ (ˌhɛtərəʊˈkrəʊməs) /

adjective

(esp of plant parts) of different coloursthe heterochromous florets of a daisy flower
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Medicine definitions for heterochromous

heterochromous

[ hĕt′ə-rō-krōməs ]

adj.

Having an abnormal difference in coloration.

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