ampho-, amph-, amphi-

(Greek: around, about, both, on both sides of, both kinds)

amphocyte
1. Having an affinity both for acid and for basic dyes; also, amphophilic, amphophilous.
2. A cell that stains readily with either acid or basic dyes.
amphodiplopia
The presence of monocular diplopia in both eyes.
amphogenesis
The ability to have heterosexual relations when one's preference is predominantly homosexual.
amphogenic, amphogenous, amphogeny
1. Producing male and female offspring in approximately equal numbers.
2. A reference to sexual reproduction.
ampholyte
A substance whose molecules bear both positive and negative charges.
ampholytic
Relating to or being an ampholyte.
amphophil
1. Having an affinity both for acid and for basic dyes. Also: amphophilic, amphophilous.
2. A cell that stains readily with either acid or basic dyes. Also: amphocyte; as well as, amphochromatophil, amphochromatophile, amphochromophil, amphochromophile.
amphophilous
Staining readily with both acid and basic dyes.
amphoterism
The quality of exhibiting the characteristics of an acid and a base and having the capacity to react either as an acid or a base.
amphoterodiplopia, amphodiplopia
Double vision in both eyes.
amphoterous
Having opposite characters; capable of acting either as an acid or as a base; combining with both acids and bases; affecting both red and blue litmus.
amphotonia, amphotonic
Increased excitability of both the parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous systems.
amphotony
The condition of simultaneous increased sympathetic and parasympathetic (vagal) tone.
amphotropism, amphotropic
The tendency to move either toward or away from a stimulus.

Related "around, round, surrounding" units: ambi-; circ-; circum-; cyclo-, -cycle; gyro-; peri-.