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Pronunciation: or'tho-kro-mat'ic

Definition: Denoting any tissue or cell that stains the color of the dye used, the same color as the dye solution with which it is stained.

Synonym(s): euchromatic1, orthochromophil, orthochromophile

[ortho- + G. chroma, color]

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