adjective Etymology: Greek oxys acidic + English -phil — more at oxygen Date: 1901 acidophilic

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  • oxyphilic — См. oxyphilous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • oxyphilic — /ok seuh fil ik/, adj. acidophilic. [1900 05; OXY 2 + PHILIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • oxyphilic — Having an affinity for acid dyes; denoting certain cell or tissue elements. SYN: oxyphil (3), oxyphile. * * * oxy·phil·ic .äk si fil ik also oxyphil or oxyphile adj ACIDOPHILIC * * * oxy·phil·ic (ok″se filґik) [oxy + philic] …   Medical dictionary

  • oxyphilic — oxy·phil·ic …   English syllables

  • oxyphilic — adjective see oxyphile I …   Useful english dictionary

  • oxyphilic adenoma — oxyphilic granular cell adenoma 1. oncocytoma. 2. HÑŒrthle cell a …   Medical dictionary

  • oxyphil cells — oxyphilic cells 1. acidophilic cells found, along with the more numerous chief cells, in the parathyroid glands; they increase in number with age, have small dark nuclei and abundant finely granular cytoplasm, and are larger and have many more… …   Medical dictionary

  • carcinoma — Any of various types of malignant neoplasm derived from epithelial cells, chiefly glandular (adenocarcinoma) or squamous (squamous cell c.); the most commonly occurring kind of cancer. [G. karkinoma, fr. karkinos, cancer, + oma, tumor] Like other …   Medical dictionary

  • leukocyte — A type of cell formed in the myelopoietic, lymphoid, and reticular portions of the reticuloendothelial system in various parts of the body, and normally present in those sites and in the circulating blood (rarely in other tissues). Under various… …   Medical dictionary

  • Oncocyte — Oncocytes (left of image), as seen in a renal oncocytoma. H E stain. An oncocyte is an epithelial cell characterized by an excessive amount of mitochondria, resulting in an abundant acidophilic, granular cytoplasm. Oncocytes can be benign or can… …   Wikipedia

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