Definition of acidophil in English:


Syllabification: a·cid·o·phil
Pronunciation: /əˈsidəˌfil, ˈasidə-


  • An acidophilic white blood cell.
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    • Ehrlich had made a clear distinction between acidophil and basophil leukocytes.
    • No definite correlation was found between the number of acidophil bodies and grade or stage in this sample.
    • The cytoplasm of acidophils stain bright red, basophils deep blue, and chromophobes gray.

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