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mastocytosis

[mas-toh-sahy-toh-sis] /ˌmæs toʊ saɪˈtoʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
an overproduction of mast cells in body tissues.
Origin
mast (cell) + -o- + -cyte + -osis
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mastocytosis in Medicine

mastocytosis mas·to·cy·to·sis (mās'tō-sī-tō'sĭs)
n. pl. mas·to·cy·to·ses (-sēz)
A condition characterized by the abnormal proliferation of mast cells in the tissues.

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