eosinophilia

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eo·sin·o·phil·ia

noun \-ˌsi-nə-ˈfi-lē-ə\

Definition of EOSINOPHILIA

:  abnormal increase in the number of eosinophils in the blood that is characteristic of allergic states and various parasitic infections

Origin of EOSINOPHILIA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1900

eo·sin·o·phil·ia

noun \-ˌsin-ə-ˈfil-ē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EOSINOPHILIA

: abnormal increase in the number of eosinophils in the blood that is characteristic of allergic states and various parasitic infections—called also acidophilia

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