Variant of chlorosis
- an abnormal condition of plants in which the green parts lose their color or turn yellow as a result of a lack of chlorophyll production due to disease, lack of light, etc.
- a form of iron-deficiency anemia sometimes affecting girls at puberty and causing the skin to turn a greenish color
Origin: ModL: see chlor(o)- and amp; -osis
- chlorotic adjective
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