basophile


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Related to basophile: monocyte, Monocytes, Lymphocytes, Eosinophils, Neutrophils
  • noun

Synonyms for basophile

a leukocyte with basophilic granules easily stained by basic stains

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In the second stage, beginning 48 hours after the injury, the adrenals are greatly enlarged but regain their lipoid granules, while the medullary chromaffin cells show vacuolization; the edema begins to disappear, numerous basophiles appear in the pituitary; the thyroid shows a tendency towards hyperplasia (more marked in the guinea pig); general body growth ceases, and the gonads become atrophic; in lactating animals, milk secretion stops.