Definition of chlorosis
1 : an iron-deficiency anemia especially of adolescent girls that may impart a greenish tint to the skin —called also greensickness
2 : a diseased condition in green plants marked by yellowing or blanching
chloroticplay \-ˈrä-tik\ adjective
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Other nutrient imbalances in the soil can cause chlorosis symptoms too.
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