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ba·so·phil·i·a

 (bā′sə-fĭl′ē-ə, -zə-)
n.
1. The affinity of cellular structures for basic dyes, such as methylene blue.
2. An increase in the number of basophils in the circulating blood.
3. An abnormal stippling of red blood cells with basic staining granules.
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basophilia

(ˌbeɪsəˈfɪlɪə)
n
1. (Pathology) an abnormal increase of basophil leucocytes in the blood
2. (Biology) the affinity of a biological specimen for basic dyes
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Noun1.basophilia - the tendency of cells to stain with basic dyes; "cytoplasmic basophilia"
stainability - (cytology) the capacity of cells or cell parts to stain specifically with certain dyes
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basophilie
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