Staining readily with eosin dyes; denoting such cell or tissue elements.

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eo·sin·o·phil·ic -.sin-ə-'fil-ik adj
1) staining readily with eosin
2) of, relating to, or characterized by eosinophilia

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eo·sin·o·phil·ic (e″o-sin″o-filґik) 1. readily stainable with eosin. 2. pertaining to eosinophils. 3. pertaining to or characterized by eosinophilia.

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