hyperchromia

noun
hy·​per·​chro·​mia | \ -ˈkrō-mē-ə How to pronounce hyperchromia (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyperchromia

1 : excessive pigmentation (as of the skin)
2 : a state of the red blood cells marked by increase in the hemoglobin content

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“Hyperchromia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hyperchromia. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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