Melanophore meaning

mĕlə-nə-fôr, mə-lănə-
A brown or black melanin-containing chromatophore found in the skin of a fish, amphibian, or reptile.
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A chromatophore containing melanin, found esp. in coldblooded animals.
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A brown or black melanin-containing chromatophore found in the skin of a fish, amphibian, or reptile.
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A pigmented cell that contains melanin, found especially in the skin of fishes, amphibians, and reptiles.
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(biology) A cell containing melanin or other black pigment, such as are found in fish, amphibians, and reptiles.
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Origin of melanophore

  • melano- +"Ž -phore

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