probably borrowed from Italian cromocentro, from cromo- chromo- + centro center entry 1
1926, in the meaning defined above
“Chromocenter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chromocenter. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.
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