hyperchromic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hyper- +‎ chromo- +‎ -ic

Adjective[edit]

hyperchromic (comparative more hyperchromic, superlative most hyperchromic)

  1. (physics, chemistry) Describing an increase in the intensity of a spectral band due to a change in the molecular environment.
  2. (medicine) Having a higher than normal amount of hemoglobin in the red blood cells.

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