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lymphocytosis

 [lim″fo-si-to´sis]
increase in the number of normal lymphocytes in the blood or in an effusion.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

lym·pho·cy·to·sis

(lim'fō-sī-tō'sis),
A form of actual or relative leukocytosis in which there is an increase in the number of lymphocytes.
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lymphocytosis

(lĭm′fō-sī-tō′sĭs)
n.
A condition marked by an abnormal increase in the number of lymphocytes in the bloodstream, usually resulting from infection or inflammation.

lym′pho·cy·tot′ic (-tŏt′ĭk) adj.
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lymphocytosis

Lymphocytic leukocytosis Hematology An absolute lymphocyte count of > 4000/mm3  in adults and > 8,000/mm3 in children
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

lym·pho·cy·to·sis

(lim'fō-sī-tō'sis)
A form of leukocytosis in which there is an actual or relative increase in the number of lymphocytes.
Synonym(s): lymphocythemia, lymphocythaemia.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

lymphocytosis

A abnormal increase in the number of LYMPHOCYTES circulating in the blood. A form of LEUKOCYTOSIS.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Lymphocytosis

A condition in which the number of lymphocytes increases above normal levels.
Mentioned in: Lymphocyte Typing
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

lym·pho·cy·to·sis

(lim'fō-sī-tō'sis)
A form of leukocytosis in which there is an actual or relative increase in the number of lymphocytes.
Synonym(s): lymphocytheto prevent mia, lymphocythaemia.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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(8.) Nakashima K Syndrome of Transient Headache and Neurological Deficits with Cerebrospinal Fluid Lymphocytosis: HaNDL.
Maynadie et al., "Persistent polyclonal B lymphocytosis with binucleated lymphocytes: a study of 25 cases.
When comparing the 2 groups for laboratory parameters, statistical significance was found only for the WBC count and for absolute lymphocytosis. The aMCL group presented with a significantly higher WBC counts and significantly greater absolute lymphocytosis frequencies (aMCL WBC mean, 22.4 X [10.sup.3]/[micro]l; tMCL, 9.35 X [10.sup.3]/[micro]l; P = .02; number of patients with aMCL and absolute lymphocytosis, 13; tMCL, 6; P = .03) (Table 2).
He then developed progressive lymphocytosis with evidence of bone marrow failure and enlarging lymph nodes.
TABLE Clinical features of pertussis History Sensitivity Specificity LR+ LR- Cough >2 weeks (3,12) 84%-100% 35%-36% 1.3-1.5 0-0.44 Cough >3 weeks (3,12) 75%-97% 51%-59% 1.8-2.0 0.06-0.42 Whoop (3,10-12) 37%-90% 49%-96% 1.6-9.2 0.18-0.66 Posttussive 28%-84% 45%-84% 0.9-2.2 0.36-1.0 vomiting (3,10,11,13) Paroxysms (3,12,13) 68%-94% 15%-45% 1.1-1.4 0.29-0.71 Household 20%-50% 73%-91% 1.9-2.2 0.68-0.88 exposure (11,13) Afebrile 62%-96% 12%-54% 0.8-1.1 0-1.7 (temp <38[degrees]C) (11-13) Lymphocytosis (3) 88% 57% 2.0 0.21 LR+ = positive likelihood ratio: sensitivity/(1-specificity); ([dagger]) LR- = negative likelihood ratio: (1-sensitivity)/specificity.
Large, granular lymphocytic (LGL) leukemia is a rare but distinct leukemic disorder within the spectrum of post-thymic T-cell neoplasia and is characterized by persistent lymphocytosis and neutropenia.
The 3 major features of duodenal biopsies in patients with untreated celiac disease are intraepithelial lymphocytosis, increased numbers of inflammatory cells in the lamina propria, and villous atrophy.
The pathogenesis was attributed to the diffuse infiltrative CD8 lymphocytosis syndrome and salivary cystic degeneration.
Leukocytosis (16,000/m[m.sup.3]), lymphocytosis (72%) and monocytosis (30%) were found in the blood.
It's an effect of the pertussis toxin spreading throughout the neonate's body, causing a very high white-cell count with absolute lymphocytosis," Dr.