metaneutrophil

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met·a·neu·tro·phil

, metaneutrophile (met-ă-nū'trō-fil, -fīl),
Not staining normally with neutral dyes.
[meta- + L. neuter, neither, + G. philos, fond]

metaneutrophil

A cell or tissue with atypical staining characteristics with neutral dyes, a distinction rarely made by histopathologists, given the decreasing diagnostic weight given to non-immune—e.g.,  immunoperoxidase—stains.

metaneutrophil

(mĕt-ă-nū′trō-fĭl) [″ + L. neuter, neither, + Gr. philein, to love]
Not staining normally with neutral dyes.