acidophil

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Etymology[edit]

acid +‎ -o- +‎ -phil

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Noun[edit]

acidophil (plural acidophils)

  1. (immunology) An eosinophil; a white blood cell responsible for combating infection by parasites in the body.
  2. One of the endocrine acidophilic cells of the adenohypophysis, including somatotrophs and lactotrophs.

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  • (endocrine acidophilic cell of the adenohypophysis): alpha cell

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Adjective[edit]

acidophil (comparative acidophier, superlative am acidophisten)

  1. acidophilic

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