chromophil(redirected from chromophilic)
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adj. also chro·mo·phil·ic (-fĭl′ĭk)
Readily stained with dyes. Used of a cell or cell structure.
A chromophil cell or cell structure.
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a cell that takes a stain easily
relating to cells or a substance that takes a stain easily
another word for chromaffin
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chro•mo•phil(ˈkroʊ mə fɪl)
1. staining readily with dye in the laboratory.n.
2. a chromophil cell or cell part.
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