Heterochromia iridis

Heterochromia iridis
A difference of color between the iris of one eye and the other. (A person with one brown and one blue eye has heterochromia iridis.) Also, a difference in color within an iris (sectoral heterochromia iridis).

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heterochromia ir·i·dis -'ir-i-dəs n a difference in color between the irises of the two eyes or between parts of one iris

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the presence of two colors in different areas of the same iris; called also uniocular h. and iris bicolor.

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