[ pŏl′ē-krō-măt′ə-fĭl′, -krō′mə-tə- ]
A young or degenerated red blood cell staining with acid, neutral, or basic dyes.polychromatic cell polychromatocyte
Staining readily with acid, neutral, or basic dyes.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Examples from the Web for polychromatophil
The polychromatophil discs are not, they say, dying forms, but on the contrary represent young individuals.
The polychromatophil degeneration can frequently be observed in nucleated red blood corpuscles, particularly in the megaloblasts.