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Medical Term:

hypereosinophilia

Pronunciation: hi'per-e'o-sin-o-fil'e-a

Definition: A greater degree of abnormal increase in the number of eosinophilic granulocytes in the circulating blood or the tissues; 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.

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