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 (bā′sə-fĭl′ĭk, -zə-)
1. Easily stained with basic dyes. Used of a cell or cell structure.
2. Of or relating to basophils.


(ˌbeɪ səˈfɪl ɪk)

also ba•soph•i•lous

(beɪˈsɒf ə ləs)

(of a cell, cytoplasm, etc.) having an affinity for basic stains.
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Adj.1.basophilic - staining readily with basic dyes
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
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The aim of this study was to examine whether POMx modulates inflammatory reactions using human basophilic cell line KU812.
GATA-1 mutations, a transcription factor mutation integral to the normal development of erythroid, megakaryocytic and basophilic cell lines, have been associated with TAM and AML in Down's syndrome, as elucidated by studies done by Tunstall- Pedoe and colleagues.
2006) also showed that luteolin inhibited phosphorylation of c-jun and DNA binding activity of AP-1 in a human basophilic cell line.
The dermis showed a well circumscribed cystic lesion arranged in lobules, comprising of clear cells and basophilic cells.
Histopathology typically shows horn cysts, tumor islands composed of basophilic cells of basaloid appearance arranged in peripheral palisading pattern.
Hematoxylin is a basic dye that stains the nuclei and ribosomes of basophilic cells blue and purple.