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

basophil + 1-ic


First Known Use: 1890


Medical Dictionary

basophilic

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adjective ba·so·phil·ic \-ˈfil-ik\
variants: also

basophil

\ˈbā-sə-ˌfil, -zə-\play or

basophile

\-ˌfīl\play

Medical Definition of basophilic

  1. :  staining readily with or being a basic stain


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