basophilia

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noun ba·so·phil·ia \ˌbā-sə-ˈfi-lē-ə, -zə-\

Definition of basophilia

  1. 1 :  tendency to stain with basic dyes

  2. 2 :  an abnormal condition in which some tissue element has increased basophilia

Origin and Etymology of basophilia

basophil or basophil(ic) + 1-ia


First Known Use: 1897


Medical Dictionary

basophilia

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noun ba·so·phil·ia \ˌbā-sə-ˈfil-ē-ə, -zə-\

Medical Definition of basophilia

  1. 1:  tendency to stain with basic dyes

  2. 2:  an abnormal condition in which some tissue element has increased basophilia

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