Metachrosis

• (n.) The power og changing color at will by the expansion of special pigment cells, under nerve influence, as seen in many reptiles, fishes, etc.
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Metachrosis

Met`a┬Ěchro'sis noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... beyond + ... a coloring.] (Biol.) The power of changing color at will by the expansion of special pigment cells, under nerve influence, as seen in many reptiles, fishes, etc. Cope.
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metachrosis

ability of animals to change colour
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metachrosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: met′ă-krō′sis Definitions: 1. A change of color such as occurs in certain animals, the chameleon, by expansion and contraction of chromatophores.
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