(Of a cell or its contents) readily stained with basic dyes.
More example sentences
- The cytoplasm remains basophilic and stains blue.
- The cytoplasm is granular and basophilic with Romanowsky stains.
- The matrix or ground substance of cartilage is strongly basophilic and stains metachromatically with toluidine blue and other similar basic dyes.
Definition of basophilic in:
- The British & World English dictionary