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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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Microscopic examination showed numerous lobules with basophilic cells in the periphery and of ghost-like squamous cells towards the center with a few anucleated cells.
The digestive tubules in preexposure (0 h) oysters consisted of simple columnar epithelium composed of dark-stained basophilic cells admixed with lightly stained secretory absorptive cells (Fig.
9 As the lesion ages, the number of basophilic cells decreases.
Results and discussion: Gencydo[R] reduced the degranulation and histamine release of IgE-activated basophilic cells and mast cells and inhibited the IgE- and PMA1A23187-induced increases in IL-8, TNF-[alpha] and GM-CSF production in mast cells.
In contrast, BCC displays a variety of histologic patterns but is recognized as cords and islands of variably basophilic cells with hyperchromatic nuclei, embedded in a mucinous matrix, often surrounded by many fibroblasts and lymphocytes (Figure 1, A and C).