acidophil cell

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ac·i·do·phil cell

a cell the cytoplasm or granules of which stain with acid dyes.
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Infectious canine hepatitis and canine acidophil cell hepatitis.
3) They show strong histochemical reaction for phospholipids similar to the pituitary acidophil cells.
Ghrelin is a peptide hormone that binds to growth hormone (GH) receptors and is primarily secreted by the acidophil cells in the gastric fundic mucosa.