basophilia

noun
ba·so·phil·ia | \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

First Known Use of basophilia

1897, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for basophilia

basophil or basophil(ic) + -ia entry 1

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The first known use of basophilia was in 1897

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basophilia

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

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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