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Definition of "eosinophilia" [eosinophilia]

  • An increase in the number of eosinophils in the blood. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "eosinophilia" in a sentence
  • "The question arose because some circumstantial evidence had emerged linking certain health food products containing tryptophan to a blood disease called eosinophilia mialga syndrome E-MS."
  • "Bierman WF, Wetsteyn JC, van Gool T. Presentation and diagnosis of imported schistosomiasis: relevance of eosinophilia, microscopy for ova, and serology."
  • "Other serology tests may demonstrate prominent eosinophilia, leukocytosis (increased white cell count) and anaemia suggestive of infection."