Definition of basophil in English:


Line breaks: baso|phil
Pronunciation: /ˈbeɪsə(ʊ)fɪl


  • A basophilic white blood cell.
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    • Those thought to play critical roles are mast cells, basophils, eosinophils, lymphocytes, and the airway epithelium.
    • During the late phase, cytokines are released that prolong inflammation and activate eosinophils, basophils, lymphocytes and mast cells.
    • There are five types of white blood cells, each with a specific job: neutrophils, lymphocytes, eosinophils, basophils, and monocytes.

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