eosinophile


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e·o·sin·o·phil

 (ē′ə-sĭn′ə-fĭl′) also e·o·sin·o·phile (-fīl′)
n.
A white blood cell that functions in the immune response by releasing enzymes that can kill parasites and other pathogens. Eosinophils are found chiefly in connective tissue and contain granules that are stained by eosin or other acid dyes.
adj.
Eosinophilic.
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Noun1.eosinophile - a leukocyte readily stained with eosineosinophile - a leukocyte readily stained with eosin
leucocyte, leukocyte, WBC, white blood cell, white blood corpuscle, white cell, white corpuscle - blood cells that engulf and digest bacteria and fungi; an important part of the body's defense system
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e·o·sin·o·phil

, eosinophile
n. eosinófilo, célula granulocítica que acepta fácilmente la acción colorante de la eosina.
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