chromo-


variant of chrom- before a consonant: chromophore.

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British Dictionary definitions for chromo-

chromo-

before a vowel chrom-

combining form

indicating colour, coloured, or pigmentchromogen
indicating chromiumchromyl

Word Origin for chromo-

from Greek khrōma colour
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chromo- in Medicine

chromo-

pref.

Color:chromogenesis.
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