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Chromatophore Definition

The large pigment cells of fish, amphibia, reptiles and many invertebrates which actively disperse and aggregate their pigment granules. These cells include melanophores, erythrophores, xanthophores, leucophores and iridiophores. (MeSH)

Chromatophore Synonyms

Chromatophore, Chromatophores

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