[ ee-uh-sin-uh-fil-ik ]
/ ˌi əˌsɪn əˈfɪl ɪk /

adjective Histology.

having an affinity for eosin and other acid dyes; acidophilic.

Nearby words

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

Also e·o·si·noph·i·lous [ee-uh-si-nof-uh-luh s] /ˌi ə sɪˈnɒf ə ləs/, eosinophil.

Origin of eosinophilic

First recorded in 1895–1900; eosinophil + -ic

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