Eosinophilia



[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 number of eosinophils in the blood. Also called eosinophilic leukocytosis.

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