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  • noun Plural form of chromatophore.

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  • The pulsating dots are called chromatophores, TPWD biologist Kirk Blood tells me as he picks through the catch, counting and measuring each organism.

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  • The pulsating dots are called chromatophores, TPWD biologist Kirk Blood tells me as he picks through the catch, counting and measuring each organism.

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  • Many kinds of fish similarly alter their colour to suit their background by forcing forward or backward certain special pigment-cells known as chromatophores, whose various combinations produce at will almost any required tone or shade.

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  • The specialized cells, called chromatophores, that allow the chameleon's skin color to change lie in layers under a transparent outer skin.

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  • It also contains sacs of pigment called chromatophores which can be expanded or contracted to produce rapid changes of colour and pattern.

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  • Cephalopod-based chromatophores where an early area of exploration for the hexacam-motile pixel infotrons, they were found to be too limited and slow moving on the film substrate.

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  • Using their excellent eyesight and chromatophores, cephalopods camouflage themselves by creating color patterns that closely match the underlying seafloor.

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  • But though I long for chromatophores, and blood green-blue, if in my grasp, I'd clutch the stronger:

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  • They have the coolest irridescent eyes and their bodies have chromatophores that change color and darken and expand.

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  • They have the coolest irridescent eyes and their bodies have chromatophores that change color and darken and expand.

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