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Meaning of chrom-

chrom-

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  1. a combining form meaning “color,” used in the formation of compound words: chromhydrosis.
    1. a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which chromium is present.
    2. a combining form that, when prefixed to the name of a chemical compound, denotes its colored form.
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