[ee-uh-sin-uh-fil] /ˌi əˈsɪn ə fɪl/ Biology
Histology. any cell, tissue, organism, or substance that has an affinity for and other acid stains.
Cell Biology. a leukocyte having granules in the cytoplasm and usually a bilobate nucleus.
a leucocyte with a multilobed nucleus and coarse granular cytoplasm that stains readily with acidic dyes such as eosin
eosinophil e·o·sin·o·phil (ē’ə-sĭn’ə-fĭl’) or e·o·sin·o·phile (-fīl’)
[ee-uh-sin-uh-fil-ee-uh, -feel-yuh] /ˌi əˌsɪn əˈfɪl i ə, -ˈfil yə/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. the presence of an abnormally increased number of in the blood. /ˌiːəʊˌsɪnəˈfɪlɪə/ noun 1. the presence of abnormally large numbers of eosinophils in the blood, occurring in various diseases and in response to certain drugs eosinophilia e·o·sin·o·phil·i·a (ē’ə-sĭn’ə-fĭl’ē-ə) n. An increase in the […]
[ee-uh-sin-uh-fil-ik] /ˌi əˌsɪn əˈfɪl ɪk/ adjective, Histology. 1. having an affinity for eosin and other acid dyes; acidophilic.
- Eosinophilic cellulitis
eosinophilic cellulitis n. See Wells’ syndrome.
- Eosinophilic fasciitis
eosinophilic fasciitis n. Induration and edema of the connective tissues of the extremities, which usually appears following exertion and is associated with eosinophilia.