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basophilic

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adjective ba·so·phil·ic \-ˈfi-lik\

Definition of basophilic

  1. :  staining readily with basic stains



Origin and Etymology of basophilic

International Scientific Vocabulary base + -o- + -philic


First Known Use: circa 1894


Medical Dictionary

basophilic

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adjective ba·so·phil·ic \-ˈfil-ik\

Medical Definition of basophilic

  1. :  staining readily with or being a basic stain



Variants of basophilic

also

basophil

\ˈbā-sə-ˌfil, -zə-\play or

basophile

\-ˌfīl\play

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