basophilia


ba·so·phil·ia

noun \ˌbā-sə-ˈfi-lē-ə, -zə-\

Definition of BASOPHILIA

1
:  tendency to stain with basic dyes
2
:  an abnormal condition in which some tissue element has increased basophilia

Origin of BASOPHILIA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1905

ba·so·phil·ia

noun \ˌbā-sə-ˈfil-ē-ə, -zə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BASOPHILIA

1
: tendency to stain with basic dyes
2
: an abnormal condition in which some tissue element has increased basophilia

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