hyperchromic

[hī′pər-krōmĭk]

adj.

Of, relating to, or characterized by an increase in light absorption, especially of ultraviolet light.

Nearby words

  1. hyperchlorhydria,
  2. hypercholesterolaemia,
  3. hypercholesterolemia,
  4. hypercholia,
  5. hyperchromatism,
  6. hyperchromic anemia,
  7. hyperchylia,
  8. hyperchylomicronemia,
  9. hyperconscious,
  10. hypercorrect


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