eosinophilia

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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.

eosinophilia

(ˌiːəʊˌsɪnəˈfɪlɪə)
n
(Pathology) the presence of abnormally large numbers of eosinophils in the blood, occurring in various diseases and in response to certain drugs

e•o•sin•o•phil•i•a

(ˌi əˌsɪn əˈfɪl i ə, -ˈfil yə)

n.
the presence of an abnormally increased number of eosinophils in the blood.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eosinophilia - a symptom of allergic states; increased eosinophils in the blood
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Translations

e·o·sin·o·phil·i·a

n. eosinofilia, aumento en exceso por unidad de volumen de eosinófilos en la sangre.

eosinophilia

n eosinofilia
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