allophore


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e·ryth·ro·phore

(ĕ-rith'rō-fōr),
A chromatophore containing granules of a red or brown pigment.
Synonym(s): allophore
[erythro- + G. phoros, bearing]

allophore

A chromatophore with affinity for red, alcohol-resistant stains, which is found in the skin of certain fish, amphibia and reptiles.
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