chromophilia


chromophilia
The property possessed by most cells of staining readily with appropriate dyes. SYN: chromatophilia. [chromo- + G. phileo, to love]

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  • chromophilia — /kroh meuh fil ee euh, feel yeuh/, n. Histol. the property of staining readily. Also, chromatophilia. [CHROMO + PHILIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • chromophilia — /kroh meuh fil ee euh, feel yeuh/, n. Histol. the property of staining readily. Also, chromatophilia. [CHROMO + PHILIA] …   Useful english dictionary

  • chromatophilia — /kreuh mat euh fil ee euh, feel yeuh, kroh meuh teuh /, n. Histol. chromophilia. [CHROMATO + PHILIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • chromatophilia — SYN: chromophilia. * * * chro·mato·phil·ia krō .mat ə fil ē ə, .krō mət ə also chro·moph·i·ly krō mäf ə lē n, pl ias also lies the quality or state of being chromophil * * * chro·ma·to·phil·ia (kro″mə to filґe ə) [chromato +… …   Medical dictionary