ba·soph·i·lous (ba-sofґĭ-ləs) basophilic.

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  • basophilous — thriving in alkaline habitats …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • basophilous — adj. having an affinity for basic stains (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • basophilous — ba·soph·i·lous …   English syllables

  • basophilous — I. adjective see basophile II. adjective see basophilic …   Useful english dictionary

  • basophilic — /bay seuh fil ik/, adj. Biol. having an affinity for basic stains. Also, basophilous /bay sof euh leuhs/, basophil, basophile. [1890 95; BASOPHIL + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • basophilic — Denoting tissue components having an affinity for basic dyes. SYN: basophil (2), basophile. * * * ba·so·phil·ic fil ik also ba·so·phil bā sə .fil, zə or ba·so·phile .fīl adj staining readily with or being a basic stain * * * adj. readily… …   Medical dictionary

  • basophile — /ˈbeɪsəfaɪl/ (say baysuhfuyl) noun a cell, especially a white blood cell, having an affinity for basic dyes. Also, basophil /ˈbeɪsəfɪl/ (say baysuhfil). {bas(ic) + o + phile} –basophilic, basophilous, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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