[ ee-uh-sin-uh-fil-ee-uh, -feel-yuh ]
/ ˌi əˌsɪn əˈfɪl i ə, -ˈfil yə /

noun Medicine/Medical.

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, -ia
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British Dictionary definitions for eosinophilia

/ (ˌiːəʊˌsɪnəˈfɪlɪə) /


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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Medicine definitions for eosinophilia

[ ē′ə-sĭn′ə-fĭlē-ə ]


An increase in the number of eosinophils in the blood.eosinophilic leukocytosis
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