Definition of Eosinophilia

1. Noun. A symptom of allergic states; increased eosinophils in the blood.

Generic synonyms: Symptom

Definition of Eosinophilia

1. Noun. (medicine) The condition of having a high concentration of eosinophils (eosinophil granulocytes) in the blood. ¹

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Definition of Eosinophilia

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Medical Definition of Eosinophilia

1. The formation and accumulation of an abnormally large number of eosinophils in the blood. Origin: Gr. Philein = to love This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eosinophilia

eosinopenic reaction
eosinophil adenoma
eosinophil cationic protein
eosinophil chemotactic factor of anaphylaxis
eosinophil chemotactic peptide
eosinophil count
eosinophil granule
eosinophil granulocyte
eosinophil granulocytes
eosinophil peroxidase
eosinophilia (current term)
eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome
eosinophilic cellulitis
eosinophilic cystitis
eosinophilic endomyocardial disease
eosinophilic fasciitis
eosinophilic gastritis
eosinophilic gastroenteritis
eosinophilic granuloma
eosinophilic leukaemia
eosinophilic leukocyte
eosinophilic leukocytosis
eosinophilic leukopenia

Literary usage of Eosinophilia

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1. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1918)
"The eosinophilia tends to disappear when the anaemia becomes very severe. Echinococcus infection has an eosinophilia which disappears when the cyst is ..."

2. Clinical Hematology: A Practical Guide to the Examination of the Blood with by John C. DaCosta (1901)
"eosinophilia may be produced experimentally by the injection of a number of ... Neusser * and his school have contended that eosinophilia is symptomatic of ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"A constant slight relative and marked absolute eosinophilia is present in ... eosinophilia also is associated with the presence of parasites and its ..."

4. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1904)
"In only thirteen was there eosinophilia, according to the standard \vl,ic-h Dr. French laid down, and in only four was the eosinophilia marked. ..."

5. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1916)
"eosinophilia Where the eosinophiles are increased to 5%, we have a moderate eosinophilia. In some cases of infection with intestinal parasites, ..."

6. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1902)
"THE first case of trichinosis in which eosinophilia was recorded was in Prof. ... A second case of eosinophilia was studied by Brown in April and May, ..."

7. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1920)
"This case suggests a consideration of (1) the origin and function of the eosinophils, (£) the clinical incidence of eosinophilia, (3) the occurrence of ..."

8. Clinical Diagnosis: A Text-book of Clinical Microscopy and Clinical by Charles Phillips Emerson (1908)
"eosinophilia.— By eosinophilia is meant an absolute increase of the eosinophile cells. The average percentage in a normal case is from 2 to 4 per cent., ..."

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