chromophil

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adjective chro·mo·phil \ˈkrō-mə-ˌfil\

Definition of chromophil

  1. :  staining readily with dyes

Origin and Etymology of chromophil

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1899


Medical Dictionary

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chromophil

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adjective chro·mo·phil \ˈkrō-mə-ˌfil\
variants: also

chromophilic

\ˌkrō-mə-ˈfil-ik\play or

chromophile

\ˈkrō-mə-ˌfī(ə)l\play or

chromatophil

\krō-ˈmat-ə-ˌfil\play or

chromatophile

\-ˌfī(ə)l\play

Medical Definition of chromophil

  1. 1:  staining readily with dyes

  2. 2:  chromaffin


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chromophil

noun chro·mo·phil
variants: or

chromophile

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chromatophil

or

chromatophile

Medical Definition of chromophil

  1. :  a chromophil cell or substance


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