|1.||(of tissues and cells stained for microscopical examination) taking a colour different from that of the dye solution|
|2.||(of dyes) capable of staining tissues or cells a colour different from that of the dye solution|
|3.||of or relating to metachromatism|
metachromatic met·a·chro·mat·ic (mět'ə-krō-māt'ĭk)
Of or relating to metachromasia.
Relating to the property of certain chemical substances to appear as different colors depending upon the wavelength of light under which they are viewed.
metachromatism met·a·chro·ma·tism (mět'ə-krō'mə-tĭz'əm)