basophil vs basophile what difference

what is difference between basophil and basophile

English

Etymology

From baso- +‎ -phil.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbeɪsəfɪl/

Noun

basophil (plural basophils)

  1. (cytology) Any cell that has granules stained by basic stains.
    1. (cytology, immunology) A white blood cell responsible for inflammatory reactions during immune response.
    2. One of the endocrine basophilic cells of the adenohypophysis, including gonadotrophs and thyrotrophs.

Synonyms

  • (endocrine acidophilic cell of the adenohypophysis): beta cell

Related terms

  • basophile, basophilia, basophilic
  • granulocyte

Translations



English

Noun

basophile (plural basophiles)

  1. Alternative form of basophil

French

Pronunciation

Adjective

basophile (plural basophiles)

  1. basophilic

Noun

basophile m (plural basophiles)

  1. (cytology) basophil (cell)

Further reading

  • “basophile” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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