Amphocyte see amphophil

amphodynamous a. [Gr. ampho, both; dynamis, power] Pertaining to an organism that may or may not enter a diapause phase, according to circumstances.

amphogenous a. [Gr. ampho, both; gennaein, to produce] Refers to females producing male and female offspring at a ratio of 1:1.

amphophil, amphophile, amphophilic a. [Gr. ampho, both; philos, love] Certain cells and tissues that have an affinity equally for acid and for basic dyes.

amphoteric a. [Gr. amphoteros, in both ways] 1. Possessing opposite characters. 2. Capable of acting either as a base or an acid.

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