leucocytosis


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leucocytosis

leu·ko·cy·to·sis

(lū'kō-sī-tō'sis)
An actual increase in the total number of leukocytes in the blood, as distinguished from a relative increase (e.g., in dehydration).
Synonym(s): leucocytosis.
[leukocyte + G. -osis, condition]

leucocytosis

An increased concentration of white cells (LEUKOCYTES) in the blood other than one caused by one of the LEUKAEMIAS. Leukocytosis is an important indication that an inflammatory, usually infective process is occurring somewhere in the body.

leucocytosis

the presence of large numbers of leucocytes in the blood, usually resulting from injury to tissue or infection.

leu·ko·cy·to·sis

(lū'kō-sī-tō'sis)
An abnormally large number of leukocytes, as observed in acute infections, inflammation, hemorrhage, and other conditions.
Synonym(s): leucocytosis.
[leukocyte + G. -osis, condition]
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