Metachromatic



[met-uh-kroh-muh-tiz-uh m] /ˌmɛt əˈkroʊ məˌtɪz əm/

noun
1.
change of color, especially that due to variation in the temperature of a body.
/ˌmɛtəkrəʊˈmætɪk/
adjective
1.
(of tissues and cells stained for microscopical examination) taking a colour different from that of the dye solution
2.
(of dyes) capable of staining tissues or cells a colour different from that of the dye solution
3.
of or relating to metachromatism
/ˌmɛtəˈkrəʊməˌtɪzəm/
noun
1.
a change in colour, esp when caused by a change in temperature

metachromatic met·a·chro·mat·ic (mět’ə-krō-māt’ĭk)
adj.

metachromatism met·a·chro·ma·tism (mět’ə-krō’mə-tĭz’əm)
n.
Metachromasia.

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    [met-uh-kroh-muh-tiz-uh m] /ˌmɛt əˈkroʊ məˌtɪz əm/ noun 1. change of color, especially that due to variation in the temperature of a body. /ˌmɛtəˈkrəʊməˌtɪzəm/ noun 1. a change in colour, esp when caused by a change in temperature metachromatism met·a·chro·ma·tism (mět’ə-krō’mə-tĭz’əm) n. Metachromasia.



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