- infectious mononucleosis
- the presence in the blood of an excessive number of cells having a single nucleus
Origin of mononucleosismono- + nucle(us) + -osis
- The presence of an abnormally large number of white blood cells with single nuclei in the bloodstream.
- Infectious mononucleosis.
Origin of mononucleosismono- nucle(us) -osis
(usually uncountable, plural mononucleoses)
mono- +"Ž nucleus +"Ž -osis