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metachrome

noun meta·chrome

Definition of metachrome

  1. :  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 meta·chrome \"\

Definition of metachrome

  1. 1 :  being any of a series of mordant azo dyes

  2. 2 :  relating to a one-bath method of dyeing by applying a chromium mordant and a dye simultaneously

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Origin and Etymology of metachrome

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


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metachrome

transitive verb meta·chrome \"\

Definition of metachrome

  1. :  to dye by the metachrome method

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