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Descriptor English: Eosinophils
Descriptor Spanish: Eosinófilos
Descriptor Portuguese: Eosinófilos
Descriptor French: Granulocytes éosinophiles
Entry term(s): Eosinophil
Tree number(s): A11.118.637.415.345
A11.627.340.345
A15.145.229.637.415.345
A15.382.490.315.251
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004804
Scope note: Granular leukocytes with a nucleus that usually has two lobes connected by a slender thread of chromatin, and cytoplasm containing coarse, round granules that are uniform in size and stainable by eosin.
Annotation: restrict to leukocytes: not for "eosinophilic", stainable with eosin ( = STAINING AND LABELING + EOSIN); eosinophilic states: see note under EOSINOPHILIA; eosinophil count: coord with LEUKOCYTE COUNT
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 4884
Unique ID: D004804
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Eosinophils - Preferred
Concept UI M0007534
Scope note Granular leukocytes with a nucleus that usually has two lobes connected by a slender thread of chromatin, and cytoplasm containing coarse, round granules that are uniform in size and stainable by eosin.
Preferred term Eosinophils
Entry term(s) Eosinophil



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