Definition of Erythrism

1. n. A condition of excessive redness. See Erythrochroism.



Definition of Erythrism

1. Noun. (biology) Abnormal red colouration. ¹

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Definition of Erythrism

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Medical Definition of Erythrism

1. A condition of excessive redness. See Erythrochroism. Origin: Gr. Red: cf. F. Erythrisme. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erythrism

erythr-
erythrabyssin
erythraemia
erythraemic myelosis
erythralgia
erythraric
erythraric acid
erythrasma
erythravine
erythredema
erythremia
erythremias
erythric
erythrina
erythrine
erythrism (current term)
erythrismal
erythrisms
erythristic
erythrite
erythrites
erythritol
erythritols
erythrityl tetranitrate
erythro-
erythro-dihydrobiopterin triphosphate synthetase
erythroagglutinin
erythroblast
erythroblastemia
erythroblastic

Literary usage of Erythrism

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1915)
"... of its having wandered from Cuba to where it was killed seems rather remote, and I regard it as pretty certainly an instance of erythrism of the ..."

2. The Races of Man: An Outline of Anthropology and Ethnography by Joseph Deniker (1900)
"erythrism can only manifest itself in certain races; at leas;, until now no example has been instanced among the Negroes; on the other hand, ..."

3. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"erythrism is the form shown by the screech-owls, already referred to, in which one phase tends to become red. A satisfactory explanation of dichromatism is ..."

4. Materials for the Physical Anthropology of the Eastern European Jews by Maurice Fishberg (1907)
"This erythrism appears not to be of recent origin ; it was not unknown among the ancient Hebrews, for Esau was said to have been " red all ..."

5. Memoirs of the American Anthropological and Ethnological Societies by American Ethnological Society, American Anthropological Association (1907)
"In doubtful cases we have been guided by other signs of erythrism, such as an abundance of freckles, and, where possible, by noting the color of the pubic ..."

6. Catalogue of the Marsupialia and Monotremata in the Collection of the by Oldfield Thomas (1888)
"The malea, by a striking but essentially simple combination of white spotting with erythrism, have developed the remarkable aerie's of colour-variations ..."

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