noun Physiology, Pathology.
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OTHER WORDS FROM leukocytosisleu·ko·cy·tot·ic [loo-koh-sahy-tot-ik], /ˌlu koʊ saɪˈtɒt ɪk/, adjective
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All inflammatory and suppurative diseases cause leukocytosis, except when slight or well walled off.
The infectious diseases in which leukocytosis is absent (p. 160) often cause a slight decrease of leukocytes.
Chemotaxis alone will not explain the continuance of leukocytosis for more than a short time.
A well-marked leukocytosis usually indicates good resistance.
Non-phagocytic leukocytosis is probably due more to stimulation of blood-making organs than to chemotaxis.