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basophilic

 [ba″so-fil´ik]
1. staining readily with basic dyes.
2. pertaining to basophils.
3. pertaining to or characterized by basophilia.

ba·so·phil·ic

(bā'sō-fil'ik),
Denoting tissue components having an affinity for basic dyes.
Synonym(s): basophil (2) , basophile

basophilic

/ba·so·phil·ic/ (-fil´ik)
1. pertaining to basophils.
2. staining readily with basic dyes.

basophilic

(bā′sə-fĭl′ĭk, -zə-) also

basophilous

(bə-sŏf′ə-ləs)
adj.
Relating to tissue components that stain readily with basic dyes.

basophilic

adjective Referring to basophilia.

ba·so·phil·ic

(bā'sō-fil'ik)
Denoting tissue components having an affinity for basic dyes.
Synonym(s): basophil (2) , basophile.

basophilic

Staining readily with basic dyes.

basophilic

staining readily with basic dyes.

basophilic bone matrix
vitamin D poisoning causes the appearance of intensely basophilic bone matrix of a distincitive pattern.
basophilic cell
see basophil cell.
basophilic enterocolitis
one of the several types of enterocolitis causing chronic diarrhea in horses characterized by fibrinous and ulcerative typhlocolitis and basophilic infiltrates in the regional mucosa and submucosa.
basophilic leukemia
basophilic rubricyte
a stage in cellular maturation of erythrocytes, between the prorubricyte and polychromatophilic rubricyte. Characterized by a narrow rim of dark blue cytoplasm and condensed nuclear chromatin in a 'cartwheel' pattern.
basophilic stippling
distinct or diffuse, fine to coarse, dark granular pattern in erythrocytes, representing aggregated ribosomes and caused by ineffective heme formation. Seen in lead poisoning, mainly in dogs and a characteristic of active erythropoiesis in sheep and cattle.
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There was no hemocytic infiltration, necrosis, sloughing of basophilic cells into tubule lumens, or edema apparent in digestive gland tissue of the normoxic treatment group oysters at any time.
IgE-mediated activation caused a rapid release of [beta]- hexosaminidase in basophilic cells and mast cells (Fig.
4,16,19) While both BFH and TE have keratin cysts consisting of a fully keratinized center surrounded by basophilic cells without high-grade atypia and mitoses, they are more prominent in TE.
Digestive tubules in all mussel species examined were lined by two types of epithelial cells: dark-staining basophilic cells (typically triangular in cross section) and light-staining, columnar digestive cells (Fig.