chromatolytic


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chro·ma·tol·y·sis

 (krō′mə-tŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The dissolution or disintegration of chromophil material, such as chromatin, within a cell.

chro·mat′o·lyt′ic (-măt′l-ĭt′ĭk) adj.

chromatolytic

(krəˌmætəˈlɪtɪk)
adj
relating to chromatolysis
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Scattered chromatolytic anterior horn neurons were observed on hematoxylin-eosin--stained sections of the lumbar spinal cord.