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oxyphilic

[ok-suh-fil-ik]
adjective
  1. acidophilic.
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Origin of oxyphilic

First recorded in 1900–05; oxy-2 + -philic
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Historical Examples of oxyphilic

  • Certain structures take up only acid dyes, and are called acidophilic, oxyphilic, or eosinophilic.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis

    James Campbell Todd