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chlo•ro•sis



Pronunciation: (klô-rō'sis, klō-), [key]
n.
1. an abnormally yellow color of plant tissues, resulting from partial failure to develop chlorophyll, caused by a nutrient deficiency or the activities of a pathogen.
2. Also called greensickness. Pathol.a benign type of iron-deficiency anemia in adolescent girls, marked by a pale yellow-green complexion.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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