[ lim-fuh-sahy-toh-sis ]
/ ˌlɪm fə saɪˈtoʊ sɪs /
an abnormal increase in the number of lymphocytes in the blood.
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OTHER WORDS FROM lymphocytosislym·pho·cy·tot·ic [lim-foh-sahy-tot-ik] /ˌlɪm foʊ saɪˈtɒt ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby lymphocytosis
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Example sentences from the Web for lymphocytosis
Only one single substance has so far been mentioned in the literature as capable in itself of producing a lymphocytosis.
Doubtless in these cases also the lymphocytosis is due to the stimulation and swelling of the tracheobronchial glands.
British Dictionary definitions for lymphocytosis
/ (ˌlɪmfəʊsaɪˈtəʊsɪs) /
an abnormally large number of lymphocytes in the blood: often found in diseases such as glandular fever and smallpox
Derived forms of lymphocytosislymphocytotic (ˌlɪmfəʊsaɪˈtɒtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for lymphocytosis
[ lĭm′fō-sī-tō′sĭs ]
A condition marked by an abnormal increase in the number of lymphocytes in the bloodstream, usually resulting from infection or inflammation.lymphocythemia lymphocytic leukocytosis
Other words from lymphocytosislym′pho•cy•tot′ic (-tŏt′ĭk) adj.
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