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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: ă-pik′nō-mōr′fŭs

Definition: Denoting a cell or other structure that does not stain deeply because the stainable or chromophil material is not closely aggregated.

[G. a- priv. + pyknos, thick, + morphē, shape, form]

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