Adjective "basophilic" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


(of a cell or its contents) readily stained with basic dyes.
  1. 'The cytoplasm is granular and basophilic with Romanowsky stains.'
  2. 'Toluidine blue is a basophilic dye, implying that it stains acid compounds (such as DNA and RNA and acid mucopolysaccharides).'


1. having an affinity for basic stains.

More examples(as adjective)

"foci can be basophilic."