polychromatophilic

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adjective poly·chro·mato·phil·ic \-krō-ˌma-tə-ˈfi-lik\

Definition of polychromatophilic

  1. :  stainable with more than one type of stain and especially with both acid and basic dyes polychromatophilic erythroblasts

polychromatophilia

play \-ˈfi-lē-ə\ noun

1897

First Known Use of polychromatophilic

1897


Medical Dictionary

polychromatophilic

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adjective poly·chro·mato·phil·ic \-krō-ˌmat-ə-ˈfil-ik\

Medical Definition of polychromatophilic

  1. :  stainable with more than one type of stain and especially with both acid and basic dyes polychromatophilic erythroblasts


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