from The Century Dictionary.
- Possessing or relating to chromatophores.
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Integrated chromatophoric materials in the substance of theTeacher's hull changed its color from stark ivory to a dull blue striped with maroon.
Lister, in 1858, showed that animals with imperfect eyesight were not good tinctumutants, notwithstanding the fact that they had the chromatophoric function.
The larvæ of certain moths, beetles, and butterflies also possess the chromatophoric function.
The theory that light acts directly on the chromatophoric cells has been proved to be incorrect.
A large number of the lower animals possess the chromatophoric function.
He remarked that the plaice -- a fish with a white under-surface and a party-colored back -- had the chromatophoric function highly developed.
Again, when this centre is destroyed (which can be done without injury to the optic centres), the chromatophoric function ceases -- the phenomenon of tinctumutation is no longer observable.