NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,278 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (BAY-soh-fil)
A type of immune cell that has granules (small particles) with enzymes that are released during allergic reactions and asthma. A basophil is a type of white blood cell and a type of granulocyte.