trichroism

noun
tri·​chro·​ism | \ ˌtrī-ˈkrō-ˌiz-əm How to pronounce trichroism (audio) \

Medical Definition of trichroism

: pleochroism in which the colors are unlike when a crystal is viewed in the direction of three different axes

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“Trichroism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/trichroism. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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