allochroism


allochroism
A change or changeableness in color. [allo- + G. chroa, color]

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al·lo·chro·ism (al″o-kroґiz-əm) [allo- + Gr. chroa color + -ism] change or variation in color, as in certain minerals. allochroic adj

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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