Endochrome En"do*chrome, n. [Endo- + Gr. ? color.] (Bot.) The coloring matter within the cells of plants, whether green, red, yellow, or any other color. [1913 Webster]

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  • endochrôme — (an do krô m ) s. m. Terme de botanique. Cellule qui, dans les algues filamenteuses, contient la matière colorante de chaque segment. ÉTYMOLOGIE    En grec, en dedans et couleur …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • endochrome — en·do·chrome …   English syllables

  • endochrome — ˈendəˌkrōm noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary end + chrome : coloring matter within a cell; specifically : coloring matter other than chlorophyll in plant cells …   Useful english dictionary

  • -chrome — (.)ˌkrōm noun combining form or adjective combining form Etymology: Medieval Latin chromat , chroma colored thing, from Greek chrōmat , chrōma color 1. : colored thing : colored monochrome 2. : coloring …   Useful english dictionary

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