leukocytosis


leu·ko·cy·to·sis

noun \ˌlü-kə-sī-ˈtō-səs, -kə-sə-\

Definition of LEUKOCYTOSIS

:  an increase in the number of white blood cells in the circulating blood

Origin of LEUKOCYTOSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1866

leu·ko·cy·to·sis

noun    (Medical Dictionary)
plural leu·ko·cy·to·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of LEUKOCYTOSIS

: an increase in the number of white blood cells in the circulating blood that occurs normally (as after meals) or abnormally (as in some infections)
leu·ko·cy·tot·ic or chiefly British leu·co·cy·tot·ic \-ˈtät-ik\ adjective

Variants of LEUKOCYTOSIS

leu·ko·cy·to·sis or chiefly British leu·co·cy·to·sis \ˌlü-kə-sī-ˈtō-səs, -kə-sə-\

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