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basophil

Syllabification: ba·so·phil
Pronunciation: /ˈbāsəfil
 
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Definition of basophil in English:

noun

Physiology
A basophilic white blood cell.
Example sentences
  • 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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