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monocytosis

 [mon″o-si-to´sis]
excess of monocytes in the blood.

mon·o·cy·to·sis

(mon'ō-sī-tō'sis),
An abnormal increase in the number of monocytes in the circulating blood.

monocytosis

(mŏn′ə-sī-tō′sĭs)
n. pl. monocyto·ses (-sēz)
An abnormal increase of monocytes in the blood, occurring in infectious mononucleosis and certain bacterial infections such as tuberculosis.

monocytosis

[mon′ōsītō′sis]
an increased proportion of monocytes in the circulation.

monocytosis

A relative or absolute ↑ in number of monocytes, which may be benign and reactive, premalignant or malignant–NHL, Hodgkin's disease. See Reactive monocytosis.

mon·o·cy·to·sis

(mon'ō-sī-tō'sis)
An abnormal increase in the number of monocytes in the circulating blood.

monocytosis

An abnormal increase in the numbers of MONOCYTES in the blood. This occurs in severe TUBERCULOSIS and MALARIA.

mon·o·cy·to·sis

(mon'ō-sī-tō'sis)
An abnormal increase in the number of monocytes in the circulating blood.

monocytosis (mon´ōsītō´sis),

n an increase in the number of monocytes in the peripheral bloodstream. Various limits are given (e.g., a total number in excess of 800/mm3, regardless of the percentage, or a total greater than 8% with the total number less than 800). It may be associated with chronic pyogenic infections, bacterial endocarditis, infectious hepatitis, monocytic leukemia, rickettsial disease, and protozoan infections.

monocytosis

an excess of monocytes in the blood.