oxyphil


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ox·y·phil

, oxyphile (ok'sē-fil, -fīl),
1. Oxyphil cell.
2. Synonym(s): eosinophilic leukocyte
3. Synonym(s): oxyphilic
[G. oxys, sour, acid, + philos, fond]

oxyphil

/oxy·phil/ (ok´se-fil)
1. (in pl.) Askanazy cells.
2. (in pl.) oxyphil cells.

oxyphil

adjective Acidophilic, oxyphilic.
 
noun
(1) Eosinophil.
(2) Oxyphil cell (parathyroid).

ox·y·phil

, oxyphile (ok'sē-fil, -fīl)
1. Oxyphil cell.
2. Synonym(s): eosinophilic leukocyte.
3. Synonym(s): oxyphilic.
[G. oxys, sour, acid, + philos, fond]

ox·y·phil

, oxyphile (ok'sē-fil, -fīl)
1. Oxyphil cell.
2. Synonym(s): eosinophilic leukocyte.
3. Synonym(s): oxyphilic.
[G. oxys, sour, acid, + philos, fond]

oxyphil

1. Hürthle cell.
2. oxyphilic, i.e. stainable with an acid dye.

oxyphil cell
acidophilic cells found in parathyroid gland.
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Neither chief nor oxyphil cells were admixed with the WCCs.
Step serial sections of the right inferior parathyroid showed one cluster of WCCs, but otherwise the gland consisted almost entirely of chief cells, with rare small clusters of transitional oxyphil and oxyphil cells.