1. Pertaining to or characterized by neutrophils, such as an exudate in which the predominant cells are n. granulocytes. 2. Characterized by a lack of affinity for acid or basic dyes, i.e., staining approximately equally with either type. SYN: neutrophilous.

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neu·tro·phil·ic (noo″tro-filґik) stainable by neutral dyes. 2. neither anthropophilic nor zoophilous; said of certain mosquitoes.

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