cryptochrome

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Etymology[edit]

From crypto- +‎ chrome.

Noun[edit]

cryptochrome (plural cryptochromes)

  1. (biochemistry) Any of several light-sensitive flavoproteins, involved in the circadian rhythms of plants and animals, and possibly also in the sensing of magnetic fields.