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[kruh-mat-uh-fil, kroh-muh-tuh-] /krəˈmæt ə fɪl, ˈkroʊ mə tə-/ Histology

Also, chromatophilic, chromatophilous
[kroh-muh-tof-uh-luh s] /ˌkroʊ məˈtɒf ə ləs/ (Show IPA). (def 1).
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[kroh-muh-fil] /ˈkroʊ mə fɪl/ Histology
Also, chromophilic, chromophilous
[kroh-mof-uh-luh s] /kroʊˈmɒf ə ləs/ (Show IPA), chromatophilic, chromatophilous. staining readily.
a chromophil cell, tissue, or substance.

chromatophil chro·mat·o·phil (krō-māt’ə-fĭl’, krō’mə-tō-) or chro·mat·o·phile (-fīl’)
Variant of chromophil.

chromophil chro·mo·phil (krō’mə-fĭl’) or chro·mat·o·phil (krō-māt’ə-fĭl’, krō’mə-tō-) or chro·mo·phile (-fīl’)
A cell or other histologic element that stains readily. adj.
Staining readily. Used of a cell or cell structure.
chro’mo·phil’ic (krō’mə-fĭl’ĭk)


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