- 1. Staining readily with fuchsin dyes. SYN: fuchsinophilic. 2. A cell or histologic element that stains readily with fuchsin. [fuchsin + G. philos, fond]
* * *fuch·sin·o·phil (fūk-sinґo-fil) [fuchsin + -phil] 1. any cell or other element readily stained with fuchsin. 2. fuchsinophilic.
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