orthochromophil


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or·tho·chro·mat·ic

(ōr'thō-krō-mat'ic),
Denoting any tissue or cell that stains the color of the dye used, that is, the same color as the dye solution with which it is stained.
[ortho- + G. chrōma, color]

orthochromophil

adjective Orthochromatic, see there.
 
noun A cell with normal staining properties.

orthochromophil

(or″thō-krō′mō-fĭl) [″ + ″ + philein, to love]
Staining normally with neutral dyes.
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