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

noun, Medicine/Medical.
the presence of an abnormally increased number of in the blood.
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)
An increase in the number of eosinophils in the blood. Also called eosinophilic leukocytosis.


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