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chromophilia

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

the property of staining readily.

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Medical 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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