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pleochromatism, polychroism, polychromatism

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the state or quality of being multicolored. — polychromatic, polychromie, adj.
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The first included chapter covers discusses genetic variability in crustaceans, including polychromatism, cytogenetics, and genetic polymorphism and evolution.
cavernicolus (OED) part of biological name, in 1965 quote at polychromatism