pleo·​cy·​to·​sis ˌplē-ō-ˌsī-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce pleocytosis (audio)
plural pleocytoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce pleocytosis (audio)
: an abnormal increase in the number of cells (as lymphocytes) in the cerebrospinal fluid

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“Pleocytosis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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