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Eosinophils are a variety of white blood cells which are a component of the immune system which combats parasitic infection, as well as being one of the cells that control mechanisms involved with allergy and asthma.
- ↑ Rothenberg M, Hogan S (2006). "The eosinophil". Annu Rev Immunol 24 (1): 147–74