eosinophil vs eosinophile what difference

what is difference between eosinophil and eosinophile

English

Etymology

From German eosinophil, as eosin (rose dye) [from Ancient Greek ἠώς (ēṓs, dawn) + -in] + -o- + -phile.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /i.əˈsɪnəˌfɪl/

Noun

eosinophil (plural eosinophils)

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

Synonyms

  • acidophil
  • eosinophil granulocyte
  • eosinocyte

Hypernyms

  • white blood cell

Derived terms

Related terms

Translations

Adjective

eosinophil (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of eosinophilic

Alternative forms

  • eosinophile


English

Noun

eosinophile (plural eosinophiles)

  1. Alternative form of eosinophil

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