chlorosis

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chlorosis (countable and uncountable, plural chloroses)

  1. (medicine, countable) An anaemia, due to deficiency of iron, characterized by a yellow-green colouration of the skin; greensickness (Wikipedia).
  2. (botany, uncountable) A yellowing of plant tissue due to loss or absence of chlorophyll (Wikipedia).

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