chromatophil

[ kruh-mat-uh-fil, kroh-muh-tuh- ]
/ krəˈmæt ə fɪl, ˈkroʊ mə tə- /
Histology

adjective

Also chro·mat·o·phil·ic, chro·ma·toph·i·lous [kroh-muh-tof-uh-luhs]. /ˌkroʊ məˈtɒf ə ləs/. chromophil (def. 1).

noun

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Also chro·ma·to·phile [kroh-muh-tuh-fahyl, -fil, kroh-mat-uh-, kruh-]. /ˈkroʊ mə təˌfaɪl, -fɪl, kroʊˈmæt ə-, krə-/.

Origin of chromatophil

First recorded in 1880–85; chromato- + -phil
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Medical definitions for chromatophil

chromatophil
[ krō-mătə-fĭl′, krōmə-tō- ]

n.

Variant ofchromophil
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