eosinophil

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eosin +‎ -o- +‎ -phil.

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  • IPA(key): /iəˈsɪnəˌfɪl/

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eosinophil ‎(plural eosinophils)

  1. (cytology, immunology) A white blood cell responsible for combating infection by parasites in the body.

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