Definition of acidophil in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈsidəˌfil/ Pronunciation: /ˈasidə-/


An acidophilic white blood cell.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: a·cid·o·phil

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