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acidophil

[ə′sid·ə‚fil]
(biology)
Any substance, tissue, or organism having an affinity for acid stains.
An organism having a preference for an acid environment.
(histology)
An alpha cell of the adenohypophysis.
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Caption: Figure 2: Patient's second biopsy done on 11/30/2015 showing features of DILI including portal eosinophils and rare acidophil bodies.
Identifying monotony of the shed cells is critical in diagnosing adenoma, as opposed to the mixed cell population (chromophobes, acidophils, basophils) of normal anterior pituitary.
Stage II Vitellogenesis The follicles are large and full of polygonal or pedunculated vitellogenic oocytes (25.7 [+ or -] 0.2 [micro]m) attached to the follicles walls and presenting an acidophil cytoplasm; previtellogenic oocytes can still be found.
Infectious canine hepatitis and canine acidophil cell hepatitis.
According to the colors after HE staining, the cells could be divided into chromophobe cells, acidophil cells and basophil cells.