leucocytosis

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leu·ko·cy·to·sis

also leu·co·cy·to·sis (lo͞o′kə-sī-tō′sĭs)
n. pl. leu·ko·cy·to·ses (-sēz) also leu·co·cy·to·ses
An abnormally large increase in the number of white blood cells in the blood, often occurring during an acute infection or inflammation.

leu′ko·cy·tot′ic (-tŏt′ĭk) adj.
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leucocytosis

(ˌluːkəʊsaɪˈtəʊsɪs) or

leukocytosis

n
(Pathology) a gross increase in the number of white blood cells in the blood, usually as a response to an infection
leucocytotic, leukocytotic adj
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Noun1.leucocytosis - an abnormal increase in the number of white blood cells in the blood as a result of infection (as in leukemia)
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
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