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Pronunciation: mon'o-kro-mat'o-fil, -fil


  1. Taking only one stain.
  2. A cell or any histologic element staining with only one kind of dye.

Synonym(s): monochromophil, monochromophile

[mono- + G. chroma, color, + philos, fond]

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