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chromophile

chro·mo·phil
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kroh-muh-fil]
    • /ˈkroʊ mə fɪl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kroh-muh-fil]
    • /ˈkroʊ mə fɪl/

Definitions of chromophile word

  • adjective chromophile Also, chromophilic, chromophilous [kroh-mof-uh-luh s] /kroʊˈmɒf ə ləs/ (Show IPA), chromatophilic, chromatophilous. staining readily. 1
  • noun chromophile a chromophil cell, tissue, or substance. 1
  • noun chromophile (cytology) Any cell that can be easily stained. 0

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Origin of chromophile

First appearance:

before 1895
One of the 18% newest English words
First recorded in 1895-1900; chromo- + -phil

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Parts of speech for Chromophile

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

chromophile popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 62% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

chromophile usage trend in Literature

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