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  1. a combining form meaning “color,” used in the formation of compound words: chromhydrosis.
  2. Chemistry.
    1. a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which chromium is present.
    2. a combining form that, when prefixed to the name of a chemical compound, denotes its colored form.
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Also -chrome; especially before a consonant, chromo-.

Origin of chrom-

def. 1, for Greek chrôma color (see chroma); def. 2, for chromium
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chrom- in Medicine


  1. Variant ofchromo-