- A tendency of certain cells, such as the red blood cells in pernicious anemia, to stain with both basic and acidic dyes.
- Condition characterized by the presence of many red blood cells that have an affinity for acidic, basic, or neutral stains.
Synonym(s): polychromasia, polychromatosis, polychromophilia
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