polychromatocyte

polychromatocyte

 [pol″e-kro-mat´o-sīt]
a cell stainable with various kinds of stains.

pol·y·chro·mat·o·phil

, polychromatophile (pol'ē-krō'măt-ō-fil, -fīl),
1. Having a tendency to stain with both basic and acidic dyes. Synonym(s): polychromatophilic
2. A young or degenerating erythrocyte that manifests acidic and basic staining affinities. Synonym(s): polychromatocyte
Synonym(s): polychromophil
[poly- + G. chrōma, color, + phileō, to love]

polychromatocyte

/poly·chro·mato·cyte/ (-krom-at´ah-sīt) a cell stainable with various kinds of stain.

polychromophil

adjective Referring to a cell or structure that stains with acidic, basic or neutral dyes.
noun An early or effete erythrocyte that stains with acidic, basic or neutral dyes.

pol·y·chro·mat·o·phil

, polychromatophile (pol'ē-krō-mat'ŏ-fil, -fīl)
1. Staining readily with acid, neutral, and basic dyes; denoting certain cells, especially certain red blood cells.
Synonym(s): polychromatophilic.
2. A young or degenerating erythrocyte that manifests acidic and basic staining affinities.
Synonym(s): polychromatocyte.
[poly- + G. chrōma, color, + phileō, to love]

polychromatocyte

a cell stainable with various kinds of stains.