lymphocytoses

lymphocytosis

[lim-fuh-sahy-toh-sis]
noun Pathology.
an abnormal increase in the number of lymphocytes in the blood.

Origin:
1895–1900; lymphocyte + -osis

lymphocytotic [lim-foh-sahy-tot-ik] , adjective
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lymphocytosis (ˌlɪmfəʊsaɪˈtəʊsɪs)
 
n
an abnormally large number of lymphocytes in the blood: often found in diseases such as glandular fever and smallpox
 
lymphocytotic
 
adj

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lymphocytosis lym·pho·cy·to·sis (lĭm'fō-sī-tō'sĭs)
n.
A condition marked by an abnormal increase in the number of lymphocytes in the bloodstream, usually resulting from infection or inflammation. Also called lymphocythemia, lymphocytic leukocytosis.


lym'pho·cy·tot'ic (-tŏt'ĭk) adj.
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