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Medical Term:

amphophil

Pronunciation: am′fō-fil, -fīl

Definition:

  1. Having an affinity for both acid and basic dyes.
  2. A cell that stains readily with either acid or basic dyes.

Synonym(s): amphophilic, amphophilous

[ampho- + G. philos, fond]

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