* * *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 stainable by basic dyes: showing basophilia.
* * *ba·so·phil·ic (ba-so-filґik) 1. pertaining to basophils. 2. staining readily with basic dyes; called also basophil, basophile, and basophilous.
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Basophilic — is a technical term used by histologists. It describes the microscopic appearance of cells and tissues, as seen down the microscope, after a histological section has been stained with a basic dye. The most common such dye is… … Wikipedia
basophilic — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary base + o + philic Date: circa 1894 staining readily with basic stains … New Collegiate 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 — adjective Describing biological tissue that stains readily with basic dyes … Wiktionary
basophilic — adj. having an affinity for basic stains (Biology) … English contemporary dictionary
basophilic — [ˌbeɪsə(ʊ) fɪlɪk] adjective Physiology (of a cell or its contents) readily stained with basic dyes … English new terms dictionary
basophilic — ba·so·phil·ic … English syllables
basophilic — adj.; see basophil … The new mediacal dictionary
basophilic — ba•so•phil•ic [[t]ˌbeɪ səˈfɪl ɪk[/t]] also ba•soph•i•lous [[t]beɪˈsɒf ə ləs[/t]] adj. lab (of a cell, cytoplasm, etc.) having an affinity for basic stains • Etymology: 1890–95 … From formal English to slang
basophilic — adjective staining readily with basic dyes (Freq. 2) • Pertains to noun: ↑basophilia • Derivationally related forms: ↑basophilia • Topics: ↑biology, ↑biological science … Useful english dictionary