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his·ti·o·cy·to·sis

 (hĭs′tē-ō′sī-tō′sĭs)
n. pl. his·ti·o·cy·to·ses (-sēz)
Any of several diseases characterized by the abnormal proliferation of histiocytes in the tissues or organs.
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Noun1.histiocytosis - a blood disease characterized by an abnormal multiplication of macrophages
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
Hand-Schuller-Christian disease, Schuller-Christian disease - inflammatory histiocytosis associated with disturbance of cholesterol metabolism; occurs chiefly in young children and is characterized by cystic defects of the skull and diabetes insipidus
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histiocytosis

n histiocitosis f
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Brave Teddy, who was diagnosed with Multisystem Langerhans cell histocytosis in April, needed life-saving transfusions of blood and platelets every other day for four months.
Brave Teddy, who was diagnosed with Multisystem Langerhans The blood received back to his gave him with his Dad cell histocytosis in April, needed life-saving transfusions of blood and platelets every other day for four months.
Biopsy taken and sent for histopathology result came as Langerhans cell histocytosis [Figure 6].