Definition of eosinophilia in English:

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eosinophilia

Pronunciation: /ˌiːə(ʊ)ˌsɪnəˈfɪliə/

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.
Example sentences
  • 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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