polychromatic


poly·chro·mat·ic

adjective \-krō-ˈma-tik\

Definition of POLYCHROMATIC

1
:  showing a variety or a change of colors :  multicolored
2
:  being or relating to radiation that is composed of more than one wavelength

Origin of POLYCHROMATIC

Greek polychrōmatos, from poly- + chrōmat-, chrōma color — more at chromatic
First Known Use: circa 1841

poly·chro·mat·ic

adjective \-krō-ˈmat-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POLYCHROMATIC

1
: showing a variety or a change of colors
2
of a cell or tissue : exhibiting polychromatophilia

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