chromophilia

[ kroh-muh-fil-ee-uh, -feel-yuh ]
/ ˌkroʊ məˈfɪl i ə, -ˈfil yə /

noun Histology.

the property of staining readily.

Origin of chromophilia

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Medicine definitions for chromophilia

chromophilia

[ krō′mə-fĭlē-ə, -fēlyə ]

n.

The property possessed by most cells of staining readily with appropriate dyes.

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