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histiocytosis

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noun his·tio·cy·to·sis \ -ˈtō-səs \

medical Definition of histiocytosis

plural histiocytoses play \-ˌsēz\
:abnormal multiplication of macrophages
  • Langerhans cell histiocytosis
; broadly :a condition characterized by such multiplication

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