- leu·co·cy·tot·ic [loo-koh-sahy-tot-ik], /ˌlu koʊ saɪˈtɒt ɪk/, adjective
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How to use leucocytosis in a sentence
With this, increased leucocytosis, increasing as recovery progresses, may be looked upon as a hopeful sign.
These have already proved that a leucocytosis occurs after some considerable time.Histology of the Blood | Paul Ehrlich
In cases of hæmorrhage the leucocytosis is increased by infusion of fluids into the circulation.
The leucocytosis begins soon after the infection manifests itself—for example, by shivering, rigor, or rise of temperature.
In this digestion leucocytosis the increase is chiefly in the polynuclear neutrophile leucocytes.
British Dictionary definitions for leucocytosis
a gross increase in the number of white blood cells in the blood, usually as a response to an infection
- leucocytotic or esp US leukocytotic (ˌluːkəʊsaɪˈtɒtɪk), adjective
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