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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.
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ba·so·phil·ic

(bā'sō-fil'ik),
Denoting tissue components having an affinity for basic dyes.
Synonym(s): basophil (2) , basophile
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basophilic

(bā′sə-fĭl′ĭk, -zə-) also

basophilous

(bə-sŏf′ə-ləs)
adj.
Relating to tissue components that stain readily with basic dyes.
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basophilic

adjective Referring to basophilia.
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ba·so·phil·ic

(bā'sō-fil'ik)
Denoting tissue components having an affinity for basic dyes.
Synonym(s): basophil (2) , basophile.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

basophilic

Staining readily with basic dyes.
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Histologic features of a trichilemmoma include lobular epidermal growth extending into the dermis, with glycogen-containing clear or pale-staining cells evident within the area of lobular growth and peripheral palisading of basophilic cells.
Hematoxylin is a basic dye that stains the nuclei and ribosomes of basophilic cells blue and purple.
According maturation progress, the follicle increases in size, the zona pellucida thickens and the thecas differentiate into an inner one, formed by eosinophilic squamous cells and an outer, comprising one or two layer of squamous basophilic cells (Fig.
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 other type of acini was formed of pyramidal shaped basophilic cells encircling a small and irregular lumen.
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.
The keratinized ghost cells in the center have lost their nucleus and thus have a central unstained area.9 As the lesion ages, the number of basophilic cells decreases.
Materials and methods: The release of soluble mediators from basophilic cells, mast cells and lung epithelial cells, which are essential for the initiation of early- and late-phase allergic reactions, was analyzed in relation to the synthetic anti-allergic drugs azelastine and dexamethasone.