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eosinophil

Line breaks: eo¦sino|phil
Pronunciation: /ˌiːə(ʊ)ˈsɪnəfɪl
 
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Definition of eosinophil in English:

noun

Physiology
A white blood cell containing granules that are readily stained by eosin.
Example sentences
  • It revealed that 10 alleged pneumonia cases showed a higher than normal number of the white blood cell eosinophils.
  • Those thought to play critical roles are mast cells, basophils, eosinophils, lymphocytes, and the airway epithelium.
  • Other while blood cell counts were also examined, including lymphocytes, neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils.

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