chrom- Word Origin
- a combining form meaning “color,” used in the formation of compound words: chromhydrosis.
- a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which chromium is present.
- a combining form that, when prefixed to the name of a chemical compound, denotes its colored form.
Also; especially before a consonant, . Origin of chrom- def. 1, for Greek chrôma color (see ); def. 2, for chrom- in Medicine chrom- pref.
- Variant ofchromo-