from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An increase in the number of eosinophils in the blood.

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  • n. The condition of having a high concentration of eosinophils (eosinophil granulocytes) in the blood.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The presence in the blood of eosinophil leucocytes in markedly increased numbers.

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  • n. a symptom of allergic states; increased eosinophils in the blood


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