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Definition of the noun acidophil

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noun - plural: acidophils

  1. an organism that thrives in a relatively acid environment
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • alternative spelling: acidophile
    • more generic words: bacteria / bacterium = single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult

Alternative definition of the noun acidophil


  1. [immunology] Less common term for an eosinophil.

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Google previewInfectious Diseases and Pathology of Reptiles (2007)

Color Atlas and Text by Elliott R. Jacobson

Acidophil is a collective term used for leukocytes with prominent eosinophilic cytoplasmic granules and includes both heterophils and eosinophils (Montali, 1988). in some publications, reptilian acidophils are described as a single lineage and ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

acidophil. (acidophilic) adj. 1. (in histology) describing tissues, cells, ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

acidophil [ -sid'o-fil′′] 1.a histologicalstructure, cell, or other element staining readily withacid dyes. 2. two types of cells in the pars ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

acidophilic c. SEE: acidophil. acinar c. A cell present in the acinus of an acinous gland, e.g., of the pancreas.

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

acidophil g's 1. granules staining with acid dyes. 2. alpha g's (def. 3). acrosomal g. a large globule formed by the coalescence of proacrosomal granules, contained within a membrane-bounded acrosomal ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

acidophil acinous adenocarcinoma the evaluation of genetic disorders known as mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS). acidophil/as′′idōfil, əsid′′əfil/ [L, acidus, acid + Gk, philein, to love], 1. a particular staining pattern of cells and tissues when ...

Google previewJablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations (2008)

by Stanley Jablonski

A abnormal; abortion; absolute temperature; absorbance; acceptor; accommodation; acetone; acetum; achondroplasia; acid; acidophil, acidophilic; acromion; actin; Actinomyces; activity [radiation]; adenine; adenoma; adenosine; admittance; ...

Google previewThe Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (1919)

Containing All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences, with Their Proper Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition by George Milbry Gould, Richard John Ernst Scott

See c, acidophil, c.s, palatine, the cells formed by the junction of the palatine and ethmoid bones, c, parietal. Same as c, delmorphous. c, peptic. Same as c, adelomorphous, c, pigmented, one containing granules of pigment, c, pillar, a peculiar ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

acid-, a prefix meaning “sour, bitter, acid”: acidemia, acidophil. acidaemia. See acidemia. See also propionic acidaemia. acidalbumin, a substance formed by the action of mild acid solutions on albumin. Also called metaprotein.

Google previewA dictionary of new medical terms, a suppl. to 'An illustrated dictionary of medicine, biology and allied sciences'. (1905)

by George Milbry Gould

See C, Acidophil. C., Nuclear, a nucleated dendritic nerve-cell. C, Nucleated, a cell containing one or more nuclei. Syn., Karyota.

Google previewAppleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)

by Caroline Wormeley Latimer

acidophil (as-id'o-fil). Easily stained with acid dyes.

Google previewDorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary E-Book (2012)

by Dorland

acidophil g's, granules staining with acid dyes. acrosomal g., a large globule contained within a membrane-bounded acrosomal vesicle, which enlarges further to become the core of the acrosome of a ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1916)

acidophil g's. Same as alpha-g's. .. albuminous g's, granules seen in the cytoplasm of many normal cells, which optically disappear on the addition of acetic acid, but are not affected by ether or ...

Google previewA Dictionary of New Medical Terms (1905)

Including Upwards of 38,000 Words and Many Useful Tables, Being a Supplement to "An Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology, and Allied Sciences". by George Milbry Gould

See C, Acidophil. C, Nuclear, a nucleated dendritic nerve-cell. C, Nucleated, a cell containing one or more nuclei. Syn., Karyota.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

Same as *acidophil. Special attention has been called by Rosin (24), to the micro -chemical differentiation of the constituents of the cell body, the Nissl bodies reacting to the basic dyes, while the ground substance is acidophilic in character.

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