chlorosis vs greensickness what difference

what is difference between chlorosis and greensickness

English

Etymology

chlor- +‎ -osis

Noun

chlorosis (countable and uncountable, plural chloroses)

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

Related terms

  • chlorotic

Translations

Anagrams

  • isochlors


English

Noun

greensickness (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of green sickness

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