eosinophilic

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

adjective Histology.

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

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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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