hyperchromatic

1. Abnormally highly colored, excessively stained, or overpigmented. SYN: hyperchromic (1). 2. Showing increased chromatin. [hyper- + G. chroma, color]

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hy·per·chro·mat·ic -krō-'mat-ik adj of, relating to, or characterized by hyperchromatism <\hyperchromatic cell nuclei>

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hy·per·chro·mat·ic (hi″pər-kro-matґik) 1. staining more intensely than is normal. 2. pertaining to or marked by hyperchromatism.

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