polychromatophilia

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polychromatophilia

 [pol″e-kro″mah-to-fil´e-ah]
1. the property of being stainable with various stains; affinity for all sorts of stains.
2. a condition in which the erythrocytes, on staining, show various shades of blue combined with tinges of pink. adj., adj polychromatophil´ic.
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pol·y·chro·ma·to·phil·i·a

(pol'ē-krō'mă-tō-fil'ē-ă),
1. A tendency of certain cells, such as the red blood cells in pernicious anemia, to stain with both basic and acidic dyes.
2. Condition characterized by the presence of many red blood cells that have an affinity for acidic, basic, or neutral stains.
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polychromatophilia

(pŏl′ē-krō-măt′ə-fĭl′ē-ə) also

polychromophilia

(-krō′mə-fĭl′ē-ə)
n.
Affinity for more than one type of stain, especially for both basic and acidic stains.

pol′y·chro·mat′o·phil′ic (-fĭl′ĭk), pol′y·chro·mat′o·phile′ adj.
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pol·y·chro·ma·to·phil·i·a

(pol'ē-krō'mă-tō-fil'ē-ă)
1. A tendency of certain cells, such as the red blood cells in pernicious anemia, to stain with basic and also acidic dyes.
2. Condition characterized by the presence of many red blood cells that have an affinity for acid, basic, or neutral stains.
Synonym(s): polychromasia.
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pol·y·chro·ma·to·phil·i·a

(pol'ē-krō'mă-tō-fil'ē-ă)
A tendency of certain cells, such as the red blood cells in pernicious anemia, to stain with basic and also acidic dyes.
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