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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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Yolk granules were acidophilic and rich in triglycerides (Fig.
are acidophilic metal oxidizers with preferences of very low pH (< 1.5) and are major players in the production of acid mine drainage and the biogeochemical cycling of sulfur [130, 131].
Microscopic pathology confirmed squamous mucosa with underlying large polyhedral cells containing granular acidophilic cytoplasm as well as small hyperchromatic nuclei, staining negative for S-100 immunohistochemistry, with extension to the excisional base of the lesion.
Grade 1 tumor cells are monomorphic with round nuclei, finely dispersed chromatin, acidophilic finely granular cytoplasm, low mitotic activity (<2/10 high power fields), and no necrosis [16].
The biopsy specimen obtained from the esophageal lesion revealed tumor cells with acidophilic cytoplasm that proliferated without a tubular structure (Figure 2(a)).
The IRI + PBS group also had markedly higher hepatocellular necrosis (hollow arrows) and acidophilic degeneration (hollow triangles) compared to the IRI + MSC group (Figure 2(d)).
The main objectives of the present research work was to investigate the extraction of aluminum from low grade black shale ore using organic acid metabolites from acidophilic heterotrophs like Aspergillus niger and Penicillium notatum.
Nevertheless, the parietal cells with acidophilic cytoplasm can be recognized at the 12th-15th week of development (27, 33).
The Haematoxylin and Eosin staining of the sections of the mass revealed whorls and bundles of elongated smooth muscle cells that have oval shaped nuclei and acidophilic cytoplasm which confirmed it as leiomyoma (Fig.
Effects of Lactobacilli and an acidophilic fungus on the production performance and immune responses in broiler chickens.
Among the 46 patients, forty patients showed eosinophil infiltration (86.96%), 34 patients had spotty and focal necrosis (73.91%), thirty patients had inflammatory cell infiltration (65.22%), 26 patients had cholestasis in hepatocytes (56.52%), 22 patients had fatty degeneration of hepatocytes (47.83%), 16 patients had necrosis around the central vein (34.78%), 11 patients had apoptotic body (23.91%), ten patients had acidophilic degeneration of hepatocytes (21.74%), and four patients had central vein injury (8.70%).
The acidophilic cells located in the anterior pituitary gland (Figure 2(b) and Figure 2(c)) and the chromophobe cells (Figure 2(d)) were strongly positive for EGVEGF.