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chlorosis

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noun chlo·ro·sis \klə-ˈrō-səs\

Definition of chlorosis

  1. 1 :  an iron-deficiency anemia especially of adolescent girls that may impart a greenish tint to the skin —called also greensickness

  2. 2 :  a diseased condition in green plants marked by yellowing or blanching

chlo·rot·ic play \-ˈrä-tik\ adjective


1678

First Known Use of chlorosis

1678


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chlorosis

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noun chlo·ro·sis \klə-ˈrō-səs\

Medical Definition of chlorosis

plural chlo·ro·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  an iron-deficiency anemia especially of adolescent girls that may impart a greenish tint to the skin—called also greensickness

  2. chlo·rot·ic \-ˈrät-ik\play adjective




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