Meaning of phaeochrome in English:

phaeochrome

(also pheochrome)

Pronunciation /ˈfiːə(ʊ)krəʊm/

adjective

rare Biology
  • Chromaffin.

Origin

Early 20th century. From German phäochrom from ancient Greek ϕαιός (glossed by Poll as braun brown) + German -chrom.