or leu·co·cy·to·sis

[ loo-koh-sahy-toh-sis ]

nounPhysiology, Pathology.
  1. an increase in the number of white blood cells in the blood.

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Origin of leukocytosis

From New Latin, dating back to 1865–70; see origin at leukocyte, -osis

Other words from leukocytosis

  • leu·ko·cy·tot·ic [loo-koh-sahy-tot-ik], /ˌlu koʊ saɪˈtɒt ɪk/, adjective

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