Basophil: A circulating white blood cell that bears IgE receptors, releases histamine and is involved in allergic reactions.
Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH)1
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Basophils: Granular leukocytes characterized by a relatively pale-staining, lobate nucleus and cytoplasm containing coarse dark-staining granules of variable size and stainable by basic dyes.2
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- Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): rarediseasesnetwork.org/ cms/ cegir/ Learn-More/ Glossary
- Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
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