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1. staining readily with basic dyes.
2. pertaining to basophils.
3. pertaining to or characterized by basophilia.
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Denoting tissue components having an affinity for basic dyes.
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basophilic(bā′sə-fĭl′ĭk, -zə-) also
Relating to tissue components that stain readily with basic dyes.
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basophilicadjective Referring to basophilia.
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basophilicStaining readily with basic dyes.
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