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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.
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(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
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a. eosinófilo-a, que tiene afinidad con o por la eosina.
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Atlanta, GA, September 01, 2019 --(PR.com)-- The American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED), a non-profit advocacy organization established in 2001, offers a wealth of free resources and tools online to support children with eosinophilic-associated diseases in a school environment.
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Shares of Allakos are down over 25% in the past month, while short interest has increased to just above 30% of the company's float, due to concerns about the late July or early August readout from the Phase II Enigma trial of AK002 for the treatment of eosinophilic gastritis and eosinophilic gastroenteritis, William Blair analyst Tim Lugo tells investors in a research note.
A total of 34% of children who underwent solid organ transplantation subsequently developed eczema, food allergy, rhinitis, eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease, or asthma, according to the results of a single-center retrospective cohort study.
Eosinophilic fasciitis (EF) or Shulman syndrome, is a scleroderma-like syndrome with an early phase characterized by erythema and edema distributed over the limbs or trunk and a later phase, dominated by collagenous thickening of the subcutaneous fascia.
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic esophageal inflammatory disease that is mediated by immunogenic/antigenic (primarily food allergen) mechanisms.
Fasenra, made by AstraZeneca, targets and depletes the immune cells in the blood which cause the condition eosinophilic asthma.
Dr Samantha Walker, director of research and policy at charity Asthma UK, said: "Benralizumab is one of a group of life-changing drugs which have the power to improve the lives of thousands of people suffering from severe eosinophilic asthma."