Definitions for "Eosinophil"
philein = to love; a type of blood cell with distinct cytoplasmic granules which stain pink with eosin.
A microphage (white blood cell) with a lobed nucleus and red-staining granules; participates in the immune response and is especially important during allergic reactions.
A white blood cell that contains granules readily stained with eosin; functions in the allergic reaction to parasitic infections