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

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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lymphocytosis

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

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 \ adjective

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