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leukemoid reaction

n.

A moderate, advanced, or sometimes extreme degree of leukocytosis that is similar or possibly identical to that occurring in leukemia but is due to some other cause.

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Nearby words

leukemid, leukemogen, leukemogenesis, leukemogenic, leukemoid, leukemoid reaction, leuko-, leukoagglutinin, leukoblast, leukoblastosis, leukocidin
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