Dysmorphology Course
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CHLOASMA CHLOE CHLORIS CHLOROPHYL CHLOROSIS
~ CHLOASMA    from gr CHLOAZEIN = TO BECOME GREEN
              med> DISEASE WHERE SKIN SHOWS PATCHES OF
                   YELLOW GREEN TONE
~ CHLOE       see> DAPHNIS AND CHLOE
                   A LOVE STORY BY LONGUS [11]
              A RATHER EROTIC WORK
~ CHLOR~      prefix from gr = GREEN
              sug> CHLOROPHYLL <see below
~ CHLORIS     not exactly FLORA <see below
              id+ GREENERY
               myth> ONE OF THE FATES or HORAE
                     GODDESS OF FLOWERS
              SHE DID NOT AGE  WAS ALWAYS YOUNG
              DAUGHTER OF AMPHION & NIOBE
              WIFE OF NELEUS or ZEPHYRUS
              HAD ONE DAUGHTER AND 12 SONS
              OF HER SONS ALL EXCEPT NESTOR
              WERE KILLED BY HERACLES or HERCULES
              id+ PERPETUAL YOUTH
              one version is that CHLORIS WHEN
              TOUCHED BY THE WIND ZEPHYR <sug BECOMES
              FLORA or SPRING             sug> APRIL
              art> BOTTICELLI [#] in his " PRIMAVERA "
                   in sp PRIMAVERA = SPRING      <see>
              probably inspired by the POETIC CALENDAR
              GIVEN BY OVID under FASTI  SHOWN ARE ZEPHYR
              CHLORIS BECOMING PRIMAVERA  AND THE THREE GRACES
              CELEBRATING THE EVENT  MERCURY VENUS AND CUPID
              ARE ALSO SHOWN
              hx> Sandro BOTTICELLI [#] 1444-1504  WAS AMONG THE
                  FIRST GREAT PAINTERS TO DEPICT CLASSIC
              MYTHOLOGICAL ALLEGORIES
~ CHLOROPHYL  or CHLOROPHYLL from
              gr CHLOR   = GREEN             sug> CHLORIDE
                 CHLORIS   GREEN and         sug> CHLORINE
                 PHYLOS    LEAF              sug> PHILATELY
              biol> GREEN PIGMENT OF PLANTS CONTAINING IRON
                    PART OF THE MAIN METABOLIC PATHWAY
              TO TRANSFORM CARBON DIOXIDE AND WATER INTO
              CARBOHYDRATES LIKE CELLULOSE   sug> CELL  WOOD
~ CHLOROSIS   med> A FORM OF ANEMIA or
              DISEASE OF PLANTS WHERE GREEN PARTS
  LOSE COLOR or BECOME YELLOW
  often DUE TO LACK OF IRON
  id+ A HUMAN TURNING GREEN  SICK LOOKING          

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