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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to tissue components that stain readily with basic dyes.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as basophil.

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  • adjective Describing biological tissue that stains readily with basic dyes

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  • adjective staining readily with basic dyes

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Examples

  • Thus, hematoxylin is termed a basophilic stain (i.e., reactive with groups that "love" base = acids), whereas eosin is acidophilic (i.e., reactive with groups that "love" acid = bases).

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  • Two short years later the microsomes, basophilic components of the cell ground substance, had settled in one of my test tubes, still a structureless jelly, but now captive in our hands.

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  • This causes damage to collagen and elastin, loss of smooth muscle cells and increased amounts of basophilic ground substance in the medial (elastic) layer of the aorta.

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  • Excessive variability in myofiber size was evident with a pattern of degeneration (multifocal groups of necrotic fibers with variable phagocytosis) and regeneration (multifocal groups of small calibre fibers with a basophilic appearance and of histochemical type 2C).

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  • "The aim of this study was to examine whether POMx modulates inflammatory reactions using human basophilic cell line KU812."

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  • "The aim of this study was to examine whether POMx modulates inflammatory reactions using human basophilic cell line KU812."

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  • "The aim of this study was to examine whether POMx modulates inflammatory reactions using human basophilic cell line KU812."

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  • "The aim of this study was to examine whether POMx modulates inflammatory reactions using human basophilic cell line KU812."

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  • "The aim of this study was to examine whether POMx modulates inflammatory reactions using human basophilic cell line KU812."

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  • "The aim of this study was to examine whether POMx modulates inflammatory reactions using human basophilic cell line KU812."

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