allophore

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • allophore — al·lo·phore …   English syllables

  • allophore — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌfō(ə)r noun ( s) Etymology: all + phore : a chromatophore containing an alcohol soluble red pigment that occurs in the skins of fishes, amphibia, and reptiles …   Useful english dictionary

  • erythrophore — A chromatophore containing granules of a red or brown pigment. SYN: allophore. [erythro + G. phoros, bearing] * * * eryth·ro·phore (ə rithґro for) [erythro + phore] a type of chromatophore containing granules of a red or brown alcohol… …   Medical dictionary

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