leukocytosis

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

Definition of leukocytosis

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

Origin and Etymology of leukocytosis

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

leukocytosis

noun leu·ko·cy·to·sis
variants: or chiefly British leucocytosis play \ˌlü-kə-sī-ˈtō-səs, -kə-sə-\

medical Definition of leukocytosis

plural leukocytoses play \-ˌsēz\
: 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 play \-ˈtät-ik\ adjective


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