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chromophobia

 [kro″mo-fo´be-ah]
the quality of staining poorly with dyes. adj., adj chromopho´bic.

chro·mo·pho·bi·a

(krō'mō-fō'bē-ă),
1. Resistance to stains on the part of cells and tissues.
2. A morbid fear of colors.
Synonym(s): chromatophobia
[chromo- + G. phobos, fear]

chromophobia

/chro·mo·pho·bia/ (kro″mo-fo´be-ah) the quality of staining poorly with dyes.chromopho´bic

chromophobia

[krō′məfō′bē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, chroma + phobos, fear
1 the resistance of certain cells and tissues to stains.
2 a morbid aversion to colors. chromophobe, n.

chro·mo·pho·bi·a

(krō'mō-fō'bē-ă)
1. Resistance to stains on the part of cells and tissues.
2. A morbid dislike of color.
Synonym(s): chromatophobia.
[chromo- + G. phobos, fear]

chromatophobia 

An abnormal aversion to colours or to certain colours (e.g. erythrophobia, an abnormal aversion to red). It may be psychological or physiological, such as an abnormal sensitivity to some short wavelengths following cataract extraction. Syn. chromophobia. See chlorophobia; cyanophobia.

chromophobia

the quality of staining poorly with dyes.
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