amphophil

(redirected from amphophilous)

amphophilic

 [am″fo-fil´ik]
staining with either acid or basic dyes.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

am·pho·phil

, amphophile (am'fō-fil, -fīl),
1. Having an affinity for both acid and basic dyes. Synonym(s): amphophilic, amphophilous
2. A cell that stains readily with either acid or basic dyes. Synonym(s): amphochromatophil, amphochromatophile, amphocyte
[ampho- + G. philos, fond]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

am·pho·phil

, amphophile (am'fŏ-fil, -fīl)
1. Having an affinity for both acid and basic dyes.
Synonym(s): amphophilic, amphophilous.
2. A cell that stains readily with either acidic or basic dyes.
Synonym(s): amphocyte.
[ampho- + G. philos, fond]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012