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1. Easily stained by eosin or other acid dyes. Used of a cell or cell structure.
2. Of or relating to eosinophils.


(ˌi əˌsɪn əˈfɪl ɪk)

also e•o•si•noph•i•lous

(-sɪˈnɒf ə ləs)


having an affinity for eosin and other acid dyes; acidophilic.
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Adj.1.eosinophilic - of or relating to eosinophil


a. eosinófilo-a, que tiene afinidad con o por la eosina.
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Eosinophilic pneumonia in a transbronchial cryobiopsy.
The term chronic eosinophilic pneumonia was coined by Carrington and colleagues in 1968 to explain a situation characterized by the presence of blood eosinophilia and pulmonary eosinophilic infiltration for which no reason was found.
There is published evidence for a cluster of acute eosinophilic pneumonia (AEP) cases related to deployment in military personnel.
Eosinophilic pneumonia is similar to organizing pneumonia in pathophysiology, but is mediated instead by an inappropriate increase in the number of eosinophils and macrophages in alveoli.
Eosinophilic pneumonia due to visceral larva migrans possibly caused by Ascaris suum: a case report and review of recent literatures.
Differential diagnosis included chronic aspiration related interstitial lung disease (ILD), nonspecific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP), idiopathic or secondary to an underlying connective tissue disease, chronic eosinophilic pneumonia, and IPF.
There are several documented acute adverse effects on the lungs reported in the literature including eosinophilic pneumonia, lupoid pneumonia and bronchiolitis8.
Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia (CEP) is a disease with unknown etiology characterized by peripheral blood eosinophilia and abnormal eosinophil accumulation in the lungs.
Among other pulmonary conditions, chronic eosinophilic pneumonia can present itself with recurrent pleural effusion.
10) Differentiating TPE from eosinophilic pneumonia due to Strongyloides stercoralis is very important because corticosteroids, which are often used in the treatment of TPE, can cause life threatening disseminated strongyloidiasis, particularly in immunocompromised persons.
Eosinophilic pneumonia, eosinophilic fasciitis, hypereosinophilic syndrome, and cutaneous eosinophilic vasculitis have been described in patients with RA.
The FDA is warning physicians and patients that the intravenous antibiotic daptomycin has been associated with an increased risk of eosinophilic pneumonia.