[ee-uh-sin-uh-fil-ee-uh, -feel-yuh] /ˌi əˌsɪn əˈfɪl i ə, -ˈfil yə/
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.
[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.
- Eosinophilic granuloma
eosinophilic granuloma n. A lesion having numerous histiocytes that may contain Langerhans granules, eosinophils, and pockets of necrosis. It is usually a solitary bone lesion but may develop in the lung.