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metachrome

noun meta·chrome

Definition of metachrome

: a metachromatic granule

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Origin and Etymology of metachrome

International Scientific Vocabulary meta- + -chrome (noun suffix); originally formed as French métachrome


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metachrome

adjective, often capitalized \ " \

Definition of metachrome

1 : being any of a series of mordant azo dyes
2 : relating to a one-bath method of dyeing by applying a chromium mordant and a dye simultaneously

Origin and Etymology of metachrome

International Scientific Vocabulary meta- + -chrome (adjective suffix)


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metachrome

transitive verb \ " \

Definition of metachrome

: to dye by the metachrome method

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