eosinophilia

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

the presence of an abnormally increased number of eosinophils in the blood.

Nearby words

  1. eosine,
  2. eosinopenia,
  3. eosinophil,
  4. eosinophil adenoma,
  5. eosinophil chemotactic factor of anaphylaxis,
  6. eosinophilic,
  7. eosinophilic cellulitis,
  8. eosinophilic fasciitis,
  9. eosinophilic granuloma,
  10. eosinophilic leukemia

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

eosinophilia

/ (ˌiːəʊˌsɪnəˈfɪlɪə) /

noun

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

eosinophilia

[ ē′ə-sĭn′ə-fĭlē-ə ]

n.

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

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