Xanthophore Definition

zănthə-fôr
noun
A yellow to orange chromatophore of a fish, amphibian, or reptile, containing pteridines and carotenoids.
American Heritage

(biology) A xanthochrome-containing chromatophore, frequently a lipophore.

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Other Word Forms of Xanthophore

Noun

Singular:
xanthophore
Plural:
xanthophores

Origin of Xanthophore

  • From xantho- + -phore.

    From Wiktionary

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