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chromatophore, chromatophoric
1. A pigment-containing or pigment-producing cell, especially in certain lizards and aquatic species, that by expansion or contraction can change the color of their skins; for example, the octopi, squids, chameleons, and some frogs contain these cells. Also called pigment cell.
2. A specialized pigment-bearing organelle in certain photosynthetic bacteria and cyanobacteria.