chromophilic

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chro·mo·phil·ic

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

chromophilic

[krō′məfil′ik]
Etymology: Gk, chroma + philein, to love
denoting a cell, tissue, or microorganism that is easily stained, particularly certain leukocytes. Compare chromophobic.

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.

chromophilic

, chromophilous (krō-mō-fĭl′ĭk) (krō-mŏf′ĭl-ŭs)
Staining readily.
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Chromatophilic substance in the body of neurons in the nuclei of cranial nerves is represented by big lumps.
The phenomenon of tigrolysis, and in some neurons--a total dissolution of chromatophilic substance are observed.