hypereosinophilia


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hypereosinophilia

 [hi″per-e″o-sin″o-fil´e-ah]
extreme eosinophilia. adj., adj hypereosinophil´ic.

hy·per·e·o·sin·o·phil·i·a

(hī'pĕr-ē'ō-sin-ō-fil'ē-ă),
A greater degree of abnormal increase in the number of eosinophilic granulocytes in the circulating blood or the tissues; for example, in diseases where the degree of eosinophilia usually ranges from 10-30%, an increase to 50% or 60% (or more) might be regarded as hypereosinophilia.

hypereosinophilia

/hy·per·eo·sin·o·phil·ia/ (-e″o-sin″o-fil´e-ah) extreme eosinophilia.hypereosinophil´ic

hy·per·e·o·sin·o·phil·i·a

(hī'pĕr-ē'ō-sin-ō-fil'ē-ă)
A greater degree of increase in the number of eosinophilic granulocytes in the circulating blood or the tissues than would be expected in the disease or condition causing the increase.

hy·per·e·o·sin·o·phil·i·a

(hī'pĕr-ē'ō-sin-ō-fil'ē-ă)
A greater degree of abnormal increase in the number of eosinophilic granulocytes in the circulating blood or the tissues.

hypereosinophilia

an extreme degree of eosinophilia.
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