Leukocytosis definition

lo͝okə-sī-tōsĭs
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An abnormally large increase in the number of white blood cells in the blood, often occurring during an acute infection or inflammation.
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An increase in the number of leukocytes in the blood: it is a normal response to pregnancy and is found in certain cases of poisoning or inflammation and in many infections.
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An abnormally large increase in the number of white blood cells in the blood, often occurring during an acute infection or inflammation.
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Alternative spelling of leucocytosis.
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Noun

Singular:
leukocytosis
Plural:
leukocytoses