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ac·i·do·phil

, acidophile (ă-sid'ō-fil, ă-sid'ō-fīl),
1. A structure, cell, or other histologic element staining readily with acidic dyes.
2. One of the acid-staining cells of the anterior pituitary.
3. A microorganism that grows well in a highly acidic medium.
[acid + G. philos, fond]
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acidophil

(1) Eosinophil. 
(2) A nonspecific term for any "acidophilic" cell—i.e., one which stains with eosin, a red dye.
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ac·i·do·phil

, acidophile (ă-sid'ŏ-fil, -fīl)
1. Synonym(s): acidophilic.
2. One of the acid-staining cells of the anterior pituitary.
3. A microorganism that grows well in a highly acid medium.
[acid + G. philos, fond]
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ac·i·do·phil

, acidophile (ă-sid'ŏ-fil, ă-sid'ŏ-fīl)
A structure, cell, or other histologic element staining readily with acidic dyes.
[acid + G. philos, fond]
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RC: renal corpuscle; CS: capsular space; LI: leukocytes infiltrate; CT: convoluted tubules; G: glomerulus; CV: cytoplasmic vacuolation; NA: nuclear acidophilia (x400 magnification).
The degree of cell differentiation was determined on the basis of cytoplasm morphology (quantity, granularity, acidophilia) and nuclear aspect (size, hyperchromasia).
Very important gliosis in the brain were presented, with neuronofagia and satellitosis figures, as well as cytoplasmic tigrolisis and acidophilia. Marked degenerative changes in the neuropil were shown (Figure 3).
marginatus, oogonias and spermatogonias showed similar dimensions and degrees of acidophilia.