basophilia


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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.

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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Translations
basophilie
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Results of a complete blood count showed an increased number of immature heterophils with increased cytoplasmic basophilia and degranulation and the presence of a left shift.
According to the histological analysis, hepatocytes were rounded and arranged in a slightly cordonal organization around sinusoidal capillaries, and showed a core with high basophilia and vacuolated cytoplasm.
700 ppm Cd treated birds showed a low basophilia and cloudy swelling in liver cells [17].
Basophilic stipplings or punctuate basophilia are denatured RNA fragments dispersed within the cytoplasm.
Additionally, a slightly elevated WBC count (all cats) with mild basophilia (8% in cat 4) and monocytosis (11.
It also mimics ACC, sharing the granular cytoplasm, microvacuoles, and microcystic growth pattern of ACC but lacking the cytoplasmic basophilia characteristic of ACC owing to the presence of zymogen granules [Figure 7].
The initial change in histology involves the loss of basophilia in the cartilage matrix, corresponding to the loss of matrix proteoglycans.
The size of the parasites was from 1 to 4[micro]m, and based on size and basophilia we identified at least 2 different life-cycle stages on the microvillus border: trophozoites (small basophilic bodies) and macrogametocytes (larger and less basophilic) (Figure 1).
Laboratory results Full blood count WCC (corrected) NRBC Hb Platelets MCV Reticulocyte count RPI MCH MCHC Peripheral blood smear Sickle cells, target cells diffuse basophilia Liver function tests Total bilirubin Conjugated BR LDH Total protein Albumin ALP, ALT, AST, yGT Urea and electrolytes Normal Iron studies Serum iron Transferrin % saturation Serum ferritin Other Haptoglobin Direct Coombs CRP Full blood count 19.