/ (ˌmɛtəkrəʊˈmætɪk) /
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(of tissues and cells stained for microscopical examination) taking a colour different from that of the dye solution
(of dyes) capable of staining tissues or cells a colour different from that of the dye solution
of or relating to metachromatism
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Medical definitions for metachromatic
[ mĕt′ə-krō-măt′ĭk ]
Of or relating to metachromasia.
Relating to the property of certain chemical substances to appear as different colors depending upon the wavelength of light under which they are viewed.
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