granulocytosis


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Related to granulocytosis: Granulocytes, lymphocytosis

granulocytosis

 [gran″u-lo-si-to´sis]
an excess of granulocytes in the blood.

gran·u·lo·cy·to·sis

(gran'yū-lō-sī-tō'sis),
A condition characterized by more than the normal number of granulocytes in the circulating blood or in the tissues.

granulocytosis

/gran·u·lo·cy·to·sis/ (-si-to´sis) an excess of granulocytes in the blood.

granulocytosis

[gran′yo̅o̅lōsītō′sis]
Etymology: L, granulum + Gk, kytos, cell, osis, condition
an abnormal increase in the total number of granulocytes in the blood, as occurs in response to infection. Compare granulocytopenia.

gran·u·lo·cy·to·sis

(gran'yū-lō-sī-tō'sis)
A condition characterized by more than the normal number of granulocytes in the circulating blood or in the tissues.

granulocytosis

An increase in the number of GRANULOCYTES in the blood. Compare AGRANULOCYTOSIS.

gran·u·lo·cy·to·sis

(gran'yū-lō-sī-tō'sis)
A condition characterized by more than normal number of granulocytes in the circulating blood or in the tissues.

granulocytosis

an excess of granulocytes in the blood.

masked granulocytosis
an increase in the total number of granulocytes but not the leukocyte count, resulting from an increase in the marginal pool.
paraneoplastic granulocytosis
seen in association with neoplasia; the cause is unknown.
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