lymphocytosis

noun
lym·​pho·​cy·​to·​sis | \ ˌlim(p)-fə-ˌsī-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce lymphocytosis (audio) , -fə-sə- \

Definition of lymphocytosis

: an increase in the number of lymphocytes in the blood usually associated with chronic infections or inflammations

First Known Use of lymphocytosis

1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lymphocytosis

New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary lymphocyte

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The first known use of lymphocytosis was in 1896

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“Lymphocytosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lymphocytosis. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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lymphocytosis

noun
lym·​pho·​cy·​to·​sis | \ ˌlim(p)-fə-ˌsī-ˈtō-səs, -fə-sə- How to pronounce lymphocytosis (audio) \
plural lymphocytoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce lymphocytosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of lymphocytosis

: an increase in the number of lymphocytes in the blood usually associated with chronic infections or inflammations — compare granulocytosis, monocytosis

Other Words from lymphocytosis

lymphocytotic \ -​ˈtät-​ik How to pronounce lymphocytosis (audio) \ adjective

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