Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • chromophilic — chro·mo·phil·ic (kro mo filґik) readily or easily stained; said especially of certain leukocytes and other histologic elements …   Medical dictionary

  • chromophilic — adj. able to absorb stains (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chromophilic — chro·mo·phil·ic …   English syllables

  • chromophilic —   a. Chemistry, readily staining.    ♦ chromophobe, a. staining only slightly …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • chromophilic — adjective see chromophil I * * * chrōˈmophil or chrōmophilˈic adjective (biology) Staining heavily in certain microscopic techniques • • • Main Entry: ↑chromato …   Useful english dictionary

  • chromophilic, chromophilous — Staining readily; denoting certain cells and histologic structures. SYN: chromatophil (1), chromatophilic, chromatophilous, chromophil (1), chromophile …   Medical dictionary

  • chromatic granules — chromophilic granules Nissl bodies …   Medical dictionary

  • chromophobe cells — Cells that do not absorb stains readily; see chromophilic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • chromophil — /kroh meuh fil/, Histol. adj. 1. Also, chromophilic, chromophilous /kroh mof euh leuhs/, chromatophilic, chromatophilous. staining readily. n. 2. a chromophil cell, tissue, or substance. Also, chromophile /kroh meuh fuyl , fil/, chromatophil,… …   Universalium

  • chromatophil — 1. SYN: chromophilic. 2. SYN: chromophil (2). 3. SYN: chromaffin. * * * chromatophil, chromatophile var of CHROMOPHIL * * * chro·ma·to·phil (kro matґo fil″) a cell or element that stains easily …   Medical dictionary

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