Meaning of chlorosis
Pronunciation: (klô-rō'sis, klō-), [key]
- an abnormally yellow color of plant tissues, resulting from partial failure to develop chlorophyll, caused by a nutrient deficiency or the activities of a pathogen.
- a benign type of iron-deficiency anemia in adolescent girls, marked by a pale yellow-green complexion.
- chlorosis (Thesaurus)