Definition of cytophilic
: having an affinity for cells
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Medical Definition of cytophilic
: having an affinity for cells <It should be noted also that in the cell transfer experiment reported above, cytophilic IgE was detected on macrophages, eosinophils, and platelets …—André Capron, et al., Science, 20 Nov. 1987>
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