Definition of Chromatophores

1. Noun. (plural of chromatophore) ¹



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Definition of Chromatophores

1. chromatophore [n] - See also: chromatophore

Medical Definition of Chromatophores

1. Any pigmentary cell or colour-producing plastid. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chromatophores

chromatography paper
chromatoid
chromatokinesis
chromatology
chromatolyses
chromatolysis
chromatolytic
chromatometer
chromatopectic
chromatopexis
chromatophil
chromatophilia
chromatophilic
chromatophobia
chromatophore
chromatophores (current term)
chromatophorotropic
chromatophorotropic hormone
chromatoplasm
chromatopsia
chromatopsias
chromatoscope
chromatoscopes
chromatosome
chromatosphere
chromatospheres
chromatotropism
chromatrope
chromatropes
chromaturia

Literary usage of Chromatophores

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1919)
"After 4 days incubation black and red chromatophores, with ly spread out processes were scattered over the yolk sac. By this time the ^a-:«~ts had begun to ..."

2. The Natural Conditions of Existence as They Affect Animal Life by Carl Semper (1883)
"The true chromatophores lie in different layers in the cutis; ... It is on this distribution and stratification of the chromatophores and their alternate ..."

3. Botanical Microtechnique: A Hand-book of Methods for the Preparation by A[lbrecht] Zimmermann (1893)
"Under the nat-ne chromatophores are commonly included at present three different kinds ... TI-ic study of chromatophores has beet-i conducted chiefly in the ..."

4. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1900)
"The chromatophores, also, are said by nearly ¡ill authors to originate here, ... The time of the appearance of the chromatophores in the different forms ..."

5. The microscope and its revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter (1856)
"chromatophores of Cephalopoda.—Almost any species of Cuttle-fish (Sepia) or Squid (Loligo) will afford the opportunity of examining the very curious ..."

6. Neoplastic Diseases: A Treatise on Tumors by James Ewing (1922)
"The extant theories of the origin of melanoma are as follows: (1) Exclusively from mesoblastic chromatophores (Ribbert). (2) Exclusively from epithelial ..."

7. The American Anatomical Memoirs by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1920)
"The effect of various pabula upon the pigment cells. c. The response of the chromatophores to various physiological and pharmacological agents. ..."

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