Complete Definition of "chromatophore"

English

Noun
chromatophore (plural: chromatophores)

  1. A pigment bearing cell or structure found in animals such as fish, reptiles and cephalophods.

#:Cuttlefish skin contains chromatophores which enable it to change color.

See also
pedialite

References
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http://tolweb.org/accessory/Cephalopod_Chromatophore?acc_id=2038
http://www.clarku.edu/departments/biology/biol201/CSantos/Colored%20Chromatophores.htm

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