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The ability of chameleons and certain other reptiles and fishes to change colour by expanding and contracting specialized pigment cells on the outsides of their bodies. [From Greek meta beside + chrosis colouring, from chros colour + -osis indicating a process or state]

Subjects: Psychology.

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