from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Readily stained with dyes. Used of a cell or cell structure.
- n. A chromophil cell or cell structure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Chromophilous; same as chromatophil.
- n. Any chromophilous substance, such as the granules in certain white blood-corpuscles.
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