from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cell, especially a white blood cell, having granules that stain readily with basic dyes.
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- n. Any cell that has granules stained by basic stains; but especially granular leukocytes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In cytology, staining deeply with basic dyes only: said of a cell or part of a cell: opposed to acidophil. Also used substantively.
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- n. a leukocyte with basophilic granules easily stained by basic stains
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