chromophil


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chromophil

 [kro´mo-fil]
any easily stainable structure. adj., adj chromophil´ic.

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]

chromophil

/chro·mo·phil/ (kro´mo-fil) any easily stainable cell or tissue.chromophil´ic

chromophil

(krō′mə-fĭl′)
adj. also chromophilic (-fĭl′ĭk)
Readily stained with dyes. Used of a cell or cell structure.
n.
A chromophil cell or cell structure.

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]

chromophil

Readily capable of taking up biological stains or dyes. See also CHROMOPHOBE. Chromophil cells are those with granules that readily stain with dyes.

chromophil

any easily stainable structure.