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Denoting tissue components having an affinity for basic dyes under specific ph conditions.

Synonym: basophil, basophile.

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... However, in my experience platelets often look more 'fuzzy' or blurry, so these still don't quite look like those. Also, they seem too basophilic if a Wright-Giemsa staining or similar was used. The size is about correct, though.

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by biohazard
Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:53 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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Bacteria in a particular environment

... bacteria to attach to a surface and draw nutrients even in places having poor supply of nutrients. Cytoplasmic inclusions may be acidophilic or basophilic with proteins while endospores are reproductive structures that can withstand extreme conditions. All three of them help in the survival ...

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by jayanthy
Thu Oct 11, 2007 6:45 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacteria in a particular environment
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Views: 3849

The Fiber Disease

... of them of the foreign body type. Fibroplasia was also noted. Abundant, round parasitic elements surrounded by a double membrane and containing a basophilic nucleus were found in tissues, as well as other anucleated, intracellular, and free parasites that formed chains of >2 cells (Appendix ...

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by Skytroll
Mon Nov 20, 2006 3:34 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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