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basophil

[′bās·ə‚fil]
(histology)
A white blood cell with granules that stain with basic dyes and are water-soluble.
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In recent years, it has been emphasized that antiIgE (omalizumab) monoclonal antibody treatment among new treatment options acts by specifically binding to IgE antibody preventing binding with highly sensitive IgE receptors and thus highly sensitive IgE receptors expressed on mast and basophil cells decrease by negative feedback and omalizumab is useful in treatment of chronic urticaria (14,29-34).