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Term:basophil quantity
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Definition:The proportion or number of granular leukocytes that are characterized by pale-staining, lobate nucleus and cytoplasm, contain dark-staining granules of varying size, and are stained by basic dyes.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: basophil cell number;   basophil count;   basophil number

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  blood cell quantity 10
    leukocyte quantity 10
      granulocyte quantity 3
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  vertebrate trait 2384
    organ system trait 1553
      hemolymphoid system trait 29
        hemolymphoid system morphology trait 26
          hematopoietic system morphology trait 26
            blood cell morphology trait 11
              leukocyte morphology trait 10
                granulocyte morphology trait 3
                  granulocyte quantity 3
                    basophil quantity 0
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