xanthophore

[ zan-thuh-fawr, -fohr ]
/ ˈzæn θəˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr /

noun Biology.

a chromatophore containing a yellow pigment, as in some cold-blooded animals.

Nearby words

  1. xanthoma planum,
  2. xanthoma tuberosum,
  3. xanthomatosis,
  4. xanthomatosis bulbi,
  5. xanthomatous,
  6. xanthophyll,
  7. xanthopsia,
  8. xanthosiderite,
  9. xanthosine,
  10. xanthosis

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