chromatophil


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chromatophil

 [kro-mat´o-fil]
a cell or structure that stains easily. adj., adj chromatophil´ic.

chro·mo·phil·ic

, chromophilous (krō'mō-fil'ik, -mof'i-lŭs),
Staining readily; denoting certain cells and histologic structures.

chromatophil

/chro·ma·to·phil/ (kro-mat´o-fil) a cell or structure which stains easily.chromatophil´ic

chro·maf·fin

(krō-maf'in, krōmaf-in)
Giving a brownish yellow reaction with chromic salts; denoting certain cells in the medulla of the suprarenal glands and in paraganglia.
Synonym(s): chromatophil (3) , chromophil (3) , chromophile, pheochrome (1) .
[chrom- + L. affinis, affinity]

chro·mo·phil

, chromophile (krō'mō-fil, krō'mō-fīl)
1. Synonym(s): chromophilic.
2. A cell or any histologic element that stains readily.
Synonym(s): chromatophil (2) .
3. Synonym(s): chromaffin.
[chromo- + G. phileō, to love]

chro·mo·phil·ic

, chromophilous (krō'mō-fil'ik, krō-mof'i-lŭs)
Staining readily; denoting certain cells and histologic structures.
Synonym(s): chromatophil (1) , chromatophilic, chromatophilous, chromophil (1) , chromophile.

chromatophil

a cell or structure that stains easily.