- See chromophil substance. [G. tigroeides, fr. tigris, tiger, + eidos, appearance]
* * *ti·groid 'tī-.grȯid adj1) having a striped or spotted appearance <pathological changes in the eye resulted in a \tigroid fundus>2) being or consisting of Nissl substance
* * *ti·groid (tiґgroid) [Gr. tigroeidēs tiger-spotted] striped like a tiger, as Nissl bodies or a tigroid fundus oculi.
Medical dictionary. 2011.