erythrism

noun er·y·thrism \ ˈer-ə-ˌthri-zəm \

Definition of erythrism

: a condition marked by exceptional prevalence of red pigmentation (as in hair or feathers)

erythristic

play \ˌer-ə-ˈthri-stik\ or less commonly erythrismal play \ˌer-ə-ˈthriz-məl\ adjective

First Known Use of erythrism

1864

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erythrism

noun er·y·thrism \ ˈer-ə-ˌthriz-əm \

medical Definition of erythrism

: a condition marked by exceptional prevalence of red pigmentation (as in skin or hair)

erythristic

play \ˌer-ə-ˈthris-tik\ also erythrismal play \-ˈthriz-məl\ adjective

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