pleocytosis

[ plē′ō-sī-tōsĭs ]

n.

The presence of a greater number of cells than normal, as in the cerebrospinal fluid.

Nearby words

  1. plenum system,
  2. plenum ventilation,
  3. pleo-,
  4. pleochroic,
  5. pleochroism,
  6. pleomastia,
  7. pleomorphic,
  8. pleomorphic lipoma,
  9. pleomorphism,
  10. pleon


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