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Nuclei and certain other structures in the blood are stained by the basic dyes, and are hence called basophilic.
Nuclei, basophilic granules, and all blood parasites are blue; erythrocytes are red or pink; eosinophilic granules, bright red.
Myelocytes are named according to the character of their granules—neutrophilic, eosinophilic, and basophilic myelocytes.
The basophilic variety is less common, and is confined to long-standing severe myelogenous leukemia.