basophilic


ba·so·phil·ic

adjective \-ˈfi-lik\

Definition of BASOPHILIC

:  staining readily with basic stains

Origin of BASOPHILIC

International Scientific Vocabulary base + -o- + -philic
First Known Use: circa 1894

ba·so·phil·ic

adjective \-ˈfil-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BASOPHILIC

: staining readily with or being a basic stain

Variants of BASOPHILIC

ba·so·phil·ic also ba·so·phil \ˈbā-sə-ˌfil, -zə-\ or ba·so·phile \-ˌfīl\

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