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heterochromia

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noun het·ero·chro·mia \-ˈkrō-mē-ə\

Medical Definition of heterochromia

  1. :  a difference in coloration in two anatomical structures or two parts of the same structure which are normally alike in color <heterochromia of the iris>




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