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mon·o·nu·cle·o·sis

 (mŏn′ō-no͞o′klē-ō′sĭs, -nyo͞o-)
n.
1. The presence of an abnormally large number of white blood cells with single nuclei in the bloodstream.
2. Infectious mononucleosis.

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mononucleosis

(ˌmɒnəʊˌnjuːklɪˈəʊsɪs)
n
1. (Pathology) pathol the presence of a large number of monocytes in the blood
2. (Pathology) See infectious mononucleosis
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mon•o•nu•cle•o•sis

(ˌmɒn əˌnu kliˈoʊ sɪs, -ˌnyu-)

n.
1. the presence of an abnormally large number of mononuclear leukocytes, or monocytes, in the blood.
[1915–20]
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mon·o·nu·cle·o·sis

(mŏn′ō-no͞o′klē-ō′sĭs)
A contagious disease caused by a virus and characterized by fever, sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, and tiredness. The symptoms may last for several weeks.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mononucleosis - an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstreammononucleosis - an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
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Translations
mononukleóza
kyssesygemononukleose
mononukleózis
einkirningasótteitlasóttkossasótt
伝染性単核球症
mononukleoze
infekčná mononukleóza
infektiös mononukleoskörtelfeberkyssjuka

mononucleosis

[ˌmɒnəʊˈˌnjuːklɪˈəʊsɪs] N (US) (also infectious mononucleosis) → mononucleosis f infecciosa
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mon·o·nu·cle·o·sis

n. mononucleosis, presencia de un número anormalmente elevado de leucocitos mononucleares en la sangre;
infectious ______ infecciosa, infección viral aguda.
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mononucleosis

n mononucleosis f
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Global monovaccine (Epstein-Barr virus) market potential, by Application (Mononucleosis, Endemic Burkitt's lymphoma, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Gastric carcinomas, Multiple sclerosis, and Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma) and by Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) is estimated to be US$ 2.0 Bn, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.
Symptomatic EBV infection typically presents in adolescents, with tonsillitis, cervical lymphadenopathy, and fever characteristic of infectious mononucleosis. Typical presenting signs and symptoms of infectious mononucleosis may be absent, however, confusing the diagnosis.
Infectious mononucleosis is an acute self-contained disease, mostly caused by the Epstein--Barr virus ([gamma]-subfamily herpes virus), and not rarely by cytomegalovirus ([beta]-subfamily herpes virus).
Kissing disease, formally called mononucleosis, is an infectious disease that spreads through saliva or close contact, such as kissing.
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