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erythrism

[ih-rith-riz-uh m, er-uh-thriz-uh m] /ɪˈrɪθ rɪz əm, ˈɛr əˌθrɪz əm/
noun
1.
abnormal redness, as of plumage or hair.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; erythr- + -ism
Related forms
erythrismal
[er-uh-thriz-muh l] /ˌɛr əˈθrɪz məl/ (Show IPA),
erythristic
[er-uh-thris-tik] /ˌɛr əˈθrɪs tɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for erythrism

erythrism

/ɪˈrɪθrɪzəm/
noun
1.
abnormal red coloration, as in plumage or hair
Derived Forms
erythrismal (ˌɛrɪˈθrɪzməl) adjective
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erythrism in Medicine

erythrism er·y·thrism (ěr'ə-thrĭz'əm)
n.
Redness of the hair with a ruddy freckled complexion.


er'y·thris'tic (-thrĭs'tĭk) adj.
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