polychromatophilia

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Related to polychromatophilic: karyocyte, rubricyte, Polychromatophilic erythrocyte

pol·y·chro·mat·o·phil·i·a

 (pŏl′ē-krō-măt′ə-fĭl′ē-ə) also pol·y·chro·mo·phil·i·a (-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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At some point, I decided that it would be more fun to say "P as in polychromatophilic, T as in tergiversation.
Houston, TX, USA), erythrocytic morphologic changes (moderate to marked stomatocytosis, punctate discoloration, or polychromatophilic aggregation) suggestive of a hemotropic parasite were observed (Figure 1).
These erythroid forms had polychromatophilic to ortochromic cytoplasm displaying occasional vacuoles.