hypsochromic

adjective
hyp·​so·​chro·​mic | \ ˌhip-sə-ˈkrō-mik How to pronounce hypsochromic (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypsochromic

: of, relating to, causing, or characterized by a visible lightening of color or a shift to spectral colors of shorter wavelength hypsochromic chemical groups caused a hypsochromic shift in color

Comments on hypsochromic

What made you want to look up hypsochromic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to move or obtain by small maneuvers

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Summer 2019 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a-bowl-of-peach-sorbet-with-cut-peaches-next-to-it
  • Which is a synonym of desideratum?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!