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1. staining readily with basic dyes.
2. pertaining to basophils.
3. pertaining to or characterized by basophilia.
Denoting tissue components having an affinity for basic dyes.
1. pertaining to basophils.
2. staining readily with basic dyes.
basophilic(bā′sə-fĭl′ĭk, -zə-) also
Relating to tissue components that stain readily with basic dyes.
basophilicadjective Referring to basophilia.
basophilicStaining readily with basic dyes.
staining readily with basic dyes.
basophilic bone matrix
vitamin D poisoning causes the appearance of intensely basophilic bone matrix of a distincitive pattern.
see basophil cell.
one of the several types of enterocolitis causing chronic diarrhea in horses characterized by fibrinous and ulcerative typhlocolitis and basophilic infiltrates in the regional mucosa and submucosa.
a stage in cellular maturation of erythrocytes, between the prorubricyte and polychromatophilic rubricyte. Characterized by a narrow rim of dark blue cytoplasm and condensed nuclear chromatin in a 'cartwheel' pattern.
distinct or diffuse, fine to coarse, dark granular pattern in erythrocytes, representing aggregated ribosomes and caused by ineffective heme formation. Seen in lead poisoning, mainly in dogs and a characteristic of active erythropoiesis in sheep and cattle.