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polychromatophilia in Medicine


(pŏl′ē-krō-măt′ə-fĭlē-ə, -krō′mə-tō-)
  1. Affinity for more than one type of stain, especially for both basic and acid stains.polychromasia
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Related formspol′y•chro•mat′o•philic (-fĭlĭk) null adj.
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  • In moderate cases variations in size and shape of the red cells and polychromatophilia occur.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis

    James Campbell Todd