amphophil

[ ămfə-fĭl ]

adj.

Having an affinity for both acid and basic dyes.

n.

A cell that stains readily with either acid or basic dyes.amphocyte

Nearby words

  1. amphogenic,
  2. amphogenous,
  3. amphogeny,
  4. ampholyte,
  5. ampholytic,
  6. amphophilic,
  7. amphora,
  8. amphoric,
  9. amphoric rale,
  10. amphoric resonance


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