[ee-uh-sin-uh-fil-ee-uh, -feel-yuh]
noun Medicine/Medical.
the presence of an abnormally increased number of eosinophils in the blood.

1895–1900; < Neo-Latin; see eosinophil, -ia

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eosinophilia (ˌiːəʊˌsɪnəˈfɪlɪə)
the presence of abnormally large numbers of eosinophils in the blood, occurring in various diseases and in response to certain drugs

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eosinophilia e·o·sin·o·phil·i·a (ē'ə-sĭn'ə-fĭl'ē-ə)
An increase in the number of eosinophils in the blood. Also called eosinophilic leukocytosis.

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Transient, asymptomatic eosinophilia has been reported.
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