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polychromatophilia pol·y·chro·mat·o·phil·i·a (pŏl'emacron;-krō-māt'ə-fĭl'ē-ə, -krō'mə-tə-) or pol·y·chro·mo·phil·i·a (krō'mə-fĭl'ē-ə)
Affinity for more than one type of stain, especially for both basic and acid stains. Also called polychromasia.

pol'y·chro·mat'o·phil'ic (fĭl'ĭk)
pol'y·chro·mat'o·phile' (fīl') adj.
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