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Definition of the noun acidophil
What does acidophil mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: acidophils
- 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
- [immunology] Less common term for an eosinophil.
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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 ...
by Elizabeth Martin
acidophil. (acidophilic) adj. 1. (in histology) describing tissues, cells, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Mosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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; ...
Dictionary of Chemistry (2010)
by Sanjay Yadav
acidophil 1. a cell, substance, or tissue easily stained by acid dyes, as any of the alpha cells in the anterior pituitary 2. an organism that has an affinity for and ...
Dictionary of Zoology (1999)
by Sudhir Pradhan
they may be basophil, acidophil or neutrophil. HETEROPHORIA A tendency of the ...
by Jeffrey T Huber, Mary L Gillaspy
acidophil: A bacterial organism that grows well in an acid medium. acidophilus: Bacteria most commonly found in yogurt that , when ingested, helps restore "good" bacteria that are essential for the digestive ...
by David A. Bedworth, Albert E. Bedworth
ACIDOPHIL Eosinophil q.v. ACIDOSIS 1. An elevation in the acidity of the blood. 2. A poisonous chemical imbalance in the blood that may lead to coma and death . ACID RAIN Rain containing nitric and sulfuric acid, formed when nitrogen and ...
by Pei-Show Juo
Acidophil 1. Cells or microorganisms that have affinity for acidic dyes. 2. An organism that grows only under acidic conditions. Acidophilic Having an affinity for acidic dye or staining readily with acidic dyes. Acidophilic Adenoma A tumor of the ...
by Manjit Singh Dhooria
Oenocytoids - rounded acidophil ...
by Thomas M. Pankratz
acidophil (1) A cell or substance easily stained by acid dyes. (2) An organism that has an affinity for, and grows in, an acidic environment. Also spelled “acidophile.
by Barrie W. Bycroft
From Pseudomonas acidophil a and P. mesoacidophila.
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