Definition of eosinophilia in English:

eosinophilia

Line breaks: eo¦sino|philia
Pronunciation: /ˌiːə(ʊ)ˌsɪnəˈfɪliə
 
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noun

[mass noun] Medicine
  • An increase in the number of eosinophils in the blood, occurring in response to some allergens, drugs, and parasites, and in some types of leukaemia.
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    • The development of tissue eosinophilia in allergic inflammatory responses is known to be orchestrated by a number of mediators.
    • Dual responders, in contrast to isolated early responders, develop significant sputum and blood eosinophilia and prolonged airway hyperresponsiveness.
    • Thus, drug-induced lung disease with peripheral blood and lung tissue eosinophilia could explain his illness.

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