tinctorial

adjective tinc·to·ri·al \ tiŋ(k)-ˈtȯr-ē-əl \

Definition of tinctorial

: of or relating to colors or to dyeing or staining; also : imparting color

tinctorially

play \-ē-ə-lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of tinctorial

Latin tinctorius, from tingere to tinge


Medical Dictionary

tinctorial

adjective tinc·to·ri·al \ tiŋk-ˈtōr-ē-əl \

medical Definition of tinctorial

: of or relating to dyeing or staining
  • the tinctorial reaction of eosin

tinctorially

play \\ adverb

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