chromophil

adjective chro·mo·phil \ ˈkrō-mə-ˌfil \

Definition of chromophil

: staining readily with dyes

Origin and Etymology of chromophil

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chromophil

adjective chro·mo·phil \ ˈkrō-mə-ˌfil \
variants: also chromophilic play \ˌkrō-mə-ˈfil-ik\ or chromophile play \ˈkrō-mə-ˌfī(ə)l\ or chromatophil play \krō-ˈmat-ə-ˌfil\ or chromatophile play \-ˌfī(ə)l\

medical Definition of chromophil

1 : staining readily with dyes

2

chromophil

noun
variants: or chromophile or chromatophil or chromatophile

medical Definition of chromophil

: a chromophil cell or substance

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