Polychromatophilia

Definition 
Polychromatophilia is an excessive number of polychromatophil cells (especially red blood cells) in the blood. Polychromatophil means multiple colors. In lab tests, these red blood cells stain with basic, acid, and neutral dyes.

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Last revised: December 7, 2012
by Sharon M. Smith, M.D.

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