allochroic


allochroic
adj. [Gr. allos, other; chroia, color of the skin]
Changeable in color, or variation of color.

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  • Allochroic — Al lo*chro ic, a. Changeable in color. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • allochroic — allochroic, a. (æləʊˈkrəʊɪk) [f. Gr. ἀλλόχρο ος changed in colour (see allochroous).] ‘Changeable in colour, shot colour.’ Syd. Soc. Lex. 1879 …   Useful english dictionary

  • allochroic — Changed or changeable in color; relating to allochroism …   Medical dictionary

  • allochroism — A change or changeableness in color. [allo + G. chroa, color] * * * al·lo·chro·ism (al″o kroґiz əm) [allo + Gr. chroa color + ism] change or variation in color, as in certain minerals. allochroic adj …   Medical dictionary


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