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Related to metachromatic: metachromatic granules, metachromatic leukodystrophy, metachromatic dye

met·a·chro·mat·ic

(met'ă-krō-mat'ik),
Denoting cells or dyes that exhibit metachromasia.

metachromatic

/meta·chro·mat·ic/ (-kro-mat´ik) staining differently with the same dye; said of tissues in which a dye gives different colors to different elements.

metachromatic

adjective Referring to metachromasia.

met·a·chro·mat·ic

(met'ă-krō-mat'ik)
Denoting cells or dyes that exhibit metachromasia.
Synonym(s): metachromophil, metachromophile.

metachromatic

having more than one colour produced by the same stain. For example, methylene blue stains the diphtheria bacterium Cory nebacterium diphtheriae blue with red inclusions.

metachromatic

having the characteristics of metachromasia.

metachromatic leukodystrophy
see metachromatic leukodystrophy.
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