endochrome

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

endo- +‎ -chrome

Noun[edit]

endochrome (countable and uncountable, plural endochromes)

  1. (botany) Any colouring matter within the cells of plants.
    Endochrome is not always green, but may for example be red or yellow.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.