erythrophil

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erythrophil

 [ĕ-rith´ro-fil]
1. a cell or other element that stains easily with red.
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e·ryth·ro·phil

(ĕ-rith'rō-fil),
1. Staining readily with red dyes. Synonym(s): erythrophilic
2. A cell or tissue element that stains red.
[erythro- + G. philos, fond]
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erythrophil

Obsolete
adjective Having an affinity for the colour red; e.g., erythrophilic;
 
noun A cell with a staining affinity for red dyes.
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e·ryth·ro·phil

(ĕ-rith'rō-fil)
1. Staining readily with red dyes.
Synonym(s): erythrophilic.
2. A cell or tissue element that stains red.
[erythro- + G. philos, fond]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Little is known about their pathogenic effects in compound heterozygotes; in them, the combination of two substitutions could enhance abnormal consequences of one mutation upon the other, either in the cis or trans configurations in terms of susceptibility to erythrophilic (and other) viral infections.