Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.eosinophilic - of or relating to eosinophil


a. eosinófilo-a, que tiene afinidad con o por la eosina.
References in periodicals archive ?
com)-- The American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED) and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) are pleased to announce the recipient of their 2018 Hope APFED/AAAAI Pilot Grant Award for research in eosinophil-associated diseases (EADs).
THE FOOD AND DRUG Administration approved mepolizumab to treat adult patients with eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA) in December, making it the first therapy approved for treating this rare disease.
The European Commission has granted approval to United Kingdom-based AstraZeneca for its Fasenra (benralizumab) as an add-on maintenance treatment for patients with severe eosinophilic asthma.
Fasenra (benralizumab), approved last month by the Food and Drug Administration, is indicated for the add-on maintenance treatment of patients ages 12 and older with severe asthma and an eosinophilic phenotype.
To ascertain the presence of this parasite in patients with eosinophilic meningitis in Laos, we tested samples from a cohort of 1,065 patients suspected of having CNS infection at Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Laos, during 2003-2013 by Giemsa staining and identified 54 CSF samples containing [greater than or equal to]10% eosinophils.
Surgical biopsies revealed a massive eosinophilic infiltration of the submucosa confirming a diagnosis of eosinophilic cystitis.
At 52 weeks, in the 300 mg dose group, dupilumab reduced severe asthma attacks by 46 percent in the overall population, 60 percent in patients with 150 eosinophilic cells/microliter or greater, and 67 percent in patients with 300 eosinophilic cells/microliter or greater (p less than 0.
sup][3] Here, we present a case of a young male with TSC and multiple AMLs, containing RCC with eosinophilic morphology.
Multisystemic eosinophilic epitheliotropic disease (MEED) is a rare, sporadic, and chronic wasting disease of horses, which is characterized by severe peripheral eosinophilia and eosinophilic infiltration of multiple organs (LA PERLE et al.
Her special interest in the area of eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders (EGIDs) began in 2010 when her daughter was diagnosed with eosinophilic oesophagitis (EoE).
Keywords: Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis, Churgg-Strauss syndrome, Multiple intracerebral haemorrhages.
We describe a case of intraalveolar metastatic calcification associated with chronic eosinophilic pneumonia, which to our knowledge has not been reported.

Full browser ?