amphophilic

adjective
am·​pho·​phil·​ic | \ ˌam(p)-fə-ˈfil-ik \
variants: also amphophil \ ˈam(p)-​fə-​ˌfil \ or amphophilous \ am-​ˈfäf-​ə-​ləs \

Medical Definition of amphophilic 

: staining with both acid and basic dyes : neutrophil amphophilic cytoplasm

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