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(English) A pigment cell in the skin of fishes that can change the apparent coloration by expanding or contracting. (See also: integument, skin, pigmentation)
(French) Une cellule du pigment dans la peau de poissons qui peuvent changer l'apparente coloration en étendant ou en contractant. (See also: integument, skin, pigmentation)
(Portuguese) Célula pigmentar da pele dos peixes que pode mudar a cor aparente do peixe, quando se contrai ou expande. (See also: integument, skin, pigmentation)

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