Definition of leukocytosis
: an increase in the number of white blood cells in the circulating blood
Origin of leukocytosis
First Known Use: 1866
Medical Definition of leukocytosis
plural leu·ko·cy·to·ses \-ˌsēz\play
: 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)
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