Definition of Chromatism

1. Noun. Hallucinatory perception of colored lights.

Generic synonyms: Visual Hallucination



2. Noun. Abnormal pigmentation.
Generic synonyms: Pigmentation

Definition of Chromatism

1. n. The state of being colored, as in the case of images formed by a lens.

Definition of Chromatism

1. Noun. The state of being coloured ¹

2. Noun. (optics) chromatic aberration ¹

3. Noun. (psychology) chromaesthesia ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Chromatism

1. 1. Abnormal pigmentation. Synonym: chromatic aberration. Origin: G. Chroma, colour (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chromatism

chromaticity
chromatics
chromatid
chromatids
chromatin
chromatin 3'-phosphatase-5'-hydroxy kinase
chromatin body
chromatin granule
chromatin network
chromatin nucleolus
chromatin particles
chromatinic
chromatinolysis
chromatinorrhexis
chromatins
chromatism (current term)
chromatisms
chromatite
chromatium
chromato-
chromatogenous
chromatogram
chromatograms
chromatograph
chromatographed
chromatographer
chromatographic
chromatographical
chromatographically
chromatographies

Literary usage of Chromatism

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1. Vegetable Teratology: An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual by Maxwell Tylden Masters (1869)
"chromatism.—This term is here intended to apply specially to those cases in which any organ of a plant assumes a colour ..."

2. Vegetable Teratology: An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual by Maxwell Tylden Masters (1869)
"chromatism.—This term is here intended to apply specially to those cases in which any organ of a plant assumes a colour approximating to that of the petals, ..."

3. Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death by Frederic William Henry Myers (1903)
"He projected his chromatism into this circle. But the circle was, in fact, smaller than his chromatic circle, and a ring of orange was made by the ..."

4. Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death by Frederic William Henry Myers (1903)
"He projected his chromatism into this circle. But the circle was, in fact, ... We had found the exact site of the chromatism and could now measure it to a ..."

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