hyperchromia


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hyperchromia

 [hi″per-kro´me-ah]
2. abnormal increase in the hemoglobin content of erythrocytes. adj., adj hyperchro´mic.

hy·per·chro·ma·tism

(hī'pĕr-krō'mă-tizm),
1. Excessive pigmentation.
2. Increased staining capacity, especially of cell nuclei for hematoxylin.
3. An increase in chromatin in cell nuclei.
[hyper- + G. chrōma, color]

hyperchromia

/hy·per·chro·mia/ (-kro´me-ah)
2. abnormal increase in the hemoglobin content of erythrocytes.

hyperchromia

[-krō′mē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, hyper, chroma, color
an increase of hemoglobin in the erythrocytes.

hy·per·chro·ma·tism

(hī'pĕr-krō'mă-tizm)
1. Excessive pigmentation.
2. Increased staining capacity, especially of cell nuclei for hematoxylin.
3. An increase in chromatin in cell nuclei.
Synonym(s): hyperchromasia, hyperchromia.
[hyper- + G. chrōma, color]

hyperchromia

1. hyperchromatism.
2. abnormal increase in the hemoglobin content of erythrocytes.