cytosis

cy·to·sis

(sī-tō'sis),
1. A condition in which there is more than the usual number of cells, as in the cytosis of spinal fluid in acute leptomeningitis.
2. Frequently used with a prefixed combining form as a means of describing certain features pertaining to cells; for example, isocytosis, equality in size; polycytosis, abnormal increase in number.
[cyto- + G. -osis, condition]

cytosis

[sītō′sis]
a condition in which there is a greater than normal number of cells in a tissue or organ.

cy·to·sis

(sī-tō'sis)
1. A condition with more than the usual number of cells present, as in the spinal fluid in meningitis.
2. Frequently used with a prefixed combining form as a means of describing certain features pertaining to cells; e.g., isocytosis, equality in size; polycytosis, abnormal increase in number.
[cyto- + G. -osis, condition]
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Furthermore, when a patient with a previous diagnosis of malignancy developed fever and hyperferritinemia, hemophagocytic lymphohistio cytosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis.
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Mrs Howell contracted cytosis from a parrot while she was at the RSPCA centre and was forced to stop working there as the illness developed in her lungs.
Patients with odontogenic infections typically report a recent onset of tenderness and swelling of the face and neck, which are usually accompanied y fever and process cytosis.
Tracheobronchial lymph nodes and palatine tonsils had severe sinus histio cytosis and lymphocytolysis and moderate infiltration by neutrophils.