basophil adenoma n.
See ACTH-producing adenoma.
Biology. a basophilic cell, tissue, organism, or substance. Anatomy. a white blood cell having a two-lobed nucleus and basophilic granules in its cytoplasm. Biology, basophilic. having an affinity for basic stains. Historical Examples The basophile granular cells are few—but the granules are large, and stain deeply basophile. The Elements of Bacteriological Technique John William Henry […]
Biology. a basophilic cell, tissue, organism, or substance. Anatomy. a white blood cell having a two-lobed nucleus and basophilic granules in its cytoplasm. Biology, basophilic. Historical Examples Very constant also is a marked absolute, and often a relative, increase of eosinophiles and basophiles. A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis James Campbell Todd adjective (of cells or […]
an abnormal increase in the number of basophils in the blood, occurring in some types of leukemia, severe anemia, and other disorders. noun an abnormal increase of basophil leucocytes in the blood the affinity of a biological specimen for basic dyes basophilia ba·so·phil·i·a (bā’sə-fĭl’ē-ə, -zə-) n. The affinity of cellular structures for basic dyes, such […]
- Basophilic leukopenia
basophilic leukopenia basophilic leukopenia n. A condition characterized by a decrease in the number of basophilic granulocytes normally present in the blood.