lymphocytosis

noun lym·pho·cy·to·sis \ ˌlim(p)-fə-ˌsī-ˈtō-səs , -fə-sə- \

Definition of lymphocytosis

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

Origin and Etymology of lymphocytosis

New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary lymphocyte


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lymphocytosis

noun lym·pho·cy·to·sis \ ˌlim(p)-fə-ˌsī-ˈtō-səs, -fə-sə- \

medical Definition of lymphocytosis

plural lymphocytoses play \-ˌsēz\
: an increase in the number of lymphocytes in the blood usually associated with chronic infections or inflammations — compare granulocytosis, monocytosis

lymphocytotic

play \-ˈtät-ik\ adjective

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