metachrosis


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metachrosis

(ˌmɛtəˈkrəʊsɪs)
n
(Zoology) zoology the ability of some animals, such as chameleons, to change their colour
[C19: from meta- + Greek khrōs colour]
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heuteri is capable of metachrosis, which can cause it to mimic different substrates (Figure 9).
Political parties in their mood of subtle metachrosis are changing their public face.