Meaning of “eosinophilia” in the English Dictionary

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"eosinophilia" in British English

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eosinophilianoun [ U ]

uk /iː.əˌsɪn.əˈfɪl.i.ə/ us /iː.əˌsɪn.əˈfɪl.i.ə/ specialized

an abnormal increase in the number of eosinophils (= a type of white blood cells) in the blood:

Eosinophilia is usually due to infection by parasites such as roundworms.

(Definition of “eosinophilia” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)