chromato-

a combining form meaning "color," used in the formation of compound words in this sense and in the specialized sense of "chromatin": chromatophore; chromatolysis.
Also, esp. before a vowel, chromat-.
[ < Gk chromat-, s. of chrôma color + -o-]

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