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ba·so·phil

 (bā′sə-fĭl, -zə-) also ba·so·phile (-fīl′, -fĭl)
n.
A white blood cell that when activated releases histamine and other substances that are involved in allergic reactions. Basophils are found chiefly in the blood and sites of inflammation and have cytoplasmic granules that are stained with basic dyes.
adj.
Basophilic.

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basophil

(ˈbeɪsəfɪl) or

basophile

adj
(Biology) (of cells or cell contents) easily stained by basic dyes
n
(Biology) a basophil cell, esp a leucocyte
[C19: from Greek; see base1 + -phile]
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ba•so•phil

(ˈbeɪ sə fɪl)

also ba•so•phile

(-ˌfaɪl, -fɪl)

n.
1. a basophilic cell, tissue, organism, or substance.
2. a white blood cell having a two-lobed nucleus and basophilic granules in its cytoplasm.
adj.
[1885–90; bas (ic dye) + -o- + -phil]
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basophil

A type of white blood cell readily stained by basic dyes.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.basophil - a leukocyte with basophilic granules easily stained by basic stains
leucocyte, leukocyte, WBC, white blood cell, white blood corpuscle, white cell, white corpuscle - blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body's defense system
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Translations
basophile
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The basophil activation test (BAT) was positive to rocuronium, rocuronium plus sugammadex and cisatracurium and negative to succinylcholine.
The perinuclear and apical regions of the columnar cells were strongly basophil in comparison with the basal cell region.
According to the colors after HE staining, the cells could be divided into chromophobe cells, acidophil cells and basophil cells.
In his laboratory tests, the following data were obtained: hemoglobin: 17.7 g/dL, leukocyte: 18.130 [micro]L (neutrophil: 7200/[micro]L, lymphocyte: 8030/[micro]L, eosinophil: 1240/[micro]L, monocyte: 1440/[micro]L, basophil: 220/[micro]L), C-reactive protein (CRP): 0.13 mg/L.
They concluded that only spleen size and peripheral basophil count were significantly associated with response to Imatinib therapy.
A flow cytometry-assisted basophil activation test (BAT) for wheat was performed to confirm the diagnosis of wheat allergy.
The NIAID also recommends against basophil histamine release/activation, lymphocyte stimulation, hair analysis, allergen-specific IgG, cytotoxicity assays, electro-dermal test (Vega), and mediator release assay (LEAP diet) food sensitivity testing, because they lack scientific evidence.
We found significantly decreased WBC (p = 0.0021), neutrophil (p = 0.0001), basophil (p = 0.002), and lymphocyte (p = 0.014) counts (Table 4).
Analysis of professional expert in hematology versus Tool individuals Neutrophil Lymphocyte Basophil Expert Tool Expert Tool Expert Tool 1 23 21 13 14 2 2 2 16 14 7 8 0 0 3 14 18 13 14 0 0 4 17 13 13 17 0 0 5 24 23 16 17 1 1 6 15 14 7 7 1 1 7 14 12 10 12 0 0 8 23 20 9 11 0 0 9 14 12 7 8 1 1 10 24 21 7 9 0 0 11 14 13 5 7 0 0 12 19 17 11 13 0 0 13 21 19 6 7 0 0 Analysis of professional expert in hematology versus Tool individuals Monocyte Eosinophilic Expert Tool Expert Tool 1 1 1 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 1 1 5 1 1 0 0 6 1 1 1 2 7 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 1 9 2 2 0 1 10 0 0 0 1 11 4 3 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 13 1 1 1 2 Table 3: Percentages of correlation by type of white blood cell.
Patients with positive ASST, for instance, are frequently characterized by reduced basophil count and high levels of IgG anti-Fc[epsilon]RI, while weaker evidence associates ASST-positive patients with higher blood levels of IL-17 and the mean platelet volume (MPV) [25].
In some patients, anti-FceRI, anti-lgE, or other factors are capable of causing basophil activation and serum-induced histamine release from basophils.
Basophil count significantly decreased and remained in normal limits, in intervention group females when compared with control group females (P < 0.05).