metachromatism


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met·a·chro·ma·tism

 (mĕt′ə-krō′mə-tĭz′əm)
n.
A change in color caused by variation of the physical conditions to which a body is subjected, especially such a change caused by variation in temperature.

met′a·chro·mat′ic (-măt′ĭk) adj.

metachromatism

(ˌmɛtəˈkrəʊməˌtɪzəm)
n
(Biology) a change in colour, esp when caused by a change in temperature
[C19: from meta- + chromato- + -ism]

metachromatism

change in color, especially as a result of change in temperature.
See also: Color
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