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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Tropical pulmonary eosinophilia (TPE) is an interstitial lung disease that results from an exaggerated immune response to filarial parasites Wuchereria bancrofti and Brugia malayi (1).
The mice reacted with allergic asthma including pulmonary eosinophilia, airway hyperreactivity (AHR), and increased antigen-specific IgE associated with inflammatory cytokines, including IL-4 and IL-5 in bronchial lavage fluids.
Crofton et al (5) provided one of the earliest classifications of the pulmonary eosinophilic syndromes; they divided them into 5 groups, consisting of simple, prolonged, asthmatic and tropical pulmonary eosinophilia, and polyarteritis and related conditions.
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