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Pronunciation: nu-tro-fil'ik


  1. Pertaining to or characterized by neutrophils, such as an exudate in which the predominant cells are neutrophilic granulocytes.
  2. Characterized by a lack of affinity for acid or basic dyes, staining approximately equally with either type.

Synonym(s): neutrophilous

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