metachromatic

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met·a·chro·mat·ic

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

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.