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(word root) color
Examples of words with the root chromato-: chromatolysis, chromatography


or chromat-
1. Color: chromatophore.
2. Chromatin: chromatolysis.

[Greek khrōma, khrōmat-, color.]


or before a vowel


combining form
1. indicating colour or coloured: chromatophore.
2. indicating chromatin: chromatolysis.
[from Greek khrōma, khrōmat- colour]


(ˈkroʊ moʊ)

n., pl. -mos.
[by shortening]


or chromato-

a combining form meaning “color,” “pigment” (chromophil) or, by extension, “chromosome” (chromonema).
[< Greek, comb. form of chrôma color]
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Starting with 3-(diphenylmethyl)pentane-2,4-dione 3 (266 mg, 1.0 mmol) and 4-amino benzhydrazide 4b (151 mg, 1.0 mmol) following general procedure, title compound 5b was isolated as a colorless solid after silica gel column chromato- grapy (ethyl acetate/n-hexane =1:4).
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