SYN: neutrophilic (2).

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Neutrophilous — Neutrophil Neu tro*phil, Neutrophile Neu tro*phile, n. [L. neuter + Gr. ? loving.] (Physiol.) One of a group of leukocytes whose granules stain only with neutral dyes; it is the chief phagocytic leukocyte in the circulating blood, comprising from …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • neutrophilous — neu·troph·i·lous …   English syllables

  • neutrophilous — n(y)ü.ˈträfələs adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary neutrophil (adjective) + English ous 1. : neutrophil 2. : preferring or thriving in an environment w …   Useful english dictionary

  • neutrophilic — 1. Pertaining to or characterized by neutrophils, such as an exudate in which the predominant cells are n. granulocytes. 2. Characterized by a lack of affinity for acid or basic dyes, i.e., staining approximately equally with either type. SYN:… …   Medical dictionary

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