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(English) Pigment-bearing cells, frequently capable of expansions and contractionswhich change their size, shape and colour. (See also: melanophore)
(French) Cellules contenant des pigments, souvent capables d'expansions et de contractions ce qui chqnge leur taille, leur forme et leur couleur (See also: melanophore)

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