Pronunciation: (ē"u-sin'u-fil), [key] Biol.
1. Histol.any cell, tissue, organism, or substance that has an affinity for eosin and other acid stains.
2. Cell Biol.a leukocyte having eosinophilic granules in the cytoplasm and usually a bilobate nucleus.
eosinophilic. Also,e•o•sin•o•philePronunciation: (ē"u-sin'u-fīl"). [key]
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.