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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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