hypochromic


hypochromic
1. SYN: hypochromatic. 2. Denoting decrease in light absorption with a shift in wavelength to a lower wavelength.

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hy·po·chro·mic -'krō-mik adj exhibiting hypochromia <\hypochromic blood cells>

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hy·po·chro·mic (hi″po-kroґmik) pertaining to or marked by hypochromia.

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