the presence of an abnormally increased number of eosinophils in the blood.
Origin of eosinophilia
From New Latin,
dating back to 1895–1900;
see origin at eosinophil
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Examples from the Web for eosinophilia
Historical Examples of eosinophilia
Eosinophilia may be a symptom of infection by any of the worms.
By eosinophilia we understand an increase only of the polynuclear eosinophil cells in the blood.
Post-febrile form of eosinophilia (after the termination of various infectious diseases).
From this point of view experiments and clinical observations known up to the present on eosinophilia may be readily explained.
One expression of these distant actions is, as Leichtenstern insists, the eosinophilia of the blood.
British Dictionary definitions for eosinophilia
the presence of abnormally large numbers of eosinophils in the blood, occurring in various diseases and in response to certain drugs
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An increase in the number of eosinophils in the blood.eosinophilic leukocytosis
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