Also e·o·sin·o·phile [ee-uh-sin-uh-fahyl] /ˌi əˈsɪn əˌfaɪl/.
Origin of eosinophil
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The increase of eosinophil cells is not always relative, but may be absolute.
The eosinophil cells are completely excluded from this classification.
It is particularly easy to observe this point in eosinophil cells.
On the presence of iron in the granules of the eosinophil leucocytes.
The mast cell granulations are stained pure blue, the eosinophil red, the neutrophil in mixed colour.
- a leucocyte with a multilobed nucleus and coarse granular cytoplasm that stains readily with acidic dyes such as eosin
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- A type of white blood cell containing cytoplasmic granules that are easily stained by eosin or other acid dyes.eosinophilic leukocyte oxyphil oxyphilic leukocyte
- A microorganism, cell, or histological element easily stained by eosin or other acid dyes.
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