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leukocytosis

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noun leu·ko·cy·to·sis \ˌlü-kə-sī-ˈtō-səs, -kə-sə-\

Definition of leukocytosis

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



Origin of leukocytosis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1866


Medical Dictionary

leukocytosis

noun leu·ko·cy·to·sis

Medical Definition of leukocytosis

plural leukocytoses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  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)

leukocytotic or chiefly British leucocytotic \-ˈtät-ik\play adjective


Variants of leukocytosis

or chiefly British leucocytosis \ˌlü-kə-sī-ˈtō-səs, -kə-sə-\play


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