polychromatophilic


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Related to polychromatophilic: karyocyte, rubricyte, Polychromatophilic erythrocyte

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]

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]

polychromatophilic

having the property of polychromatophilia.

polychromatophilic erythrocyte
polychromatophilic rubricyte
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The prominent finding was erythroid hyperplasia, demonstrated by an increased number of red cell precursors: pronormoblasts and few polychromatophilic normoblasts and orthochromic erythroblasts.
1 Hemolytic anemias ([greater than]5% polychromatophilic red cells)