[loo-koh-poi-ee-sis] /ˌlu koʊ pɔɪˈi sɪs/
the formation and development of white blood cells.
leukopoiesis leu·ko·poi·e·sis (lōō’kō-poi-ē’sĭs)
The formation and development of the various types of white blood cells. Also called leukocytopoiesis.
leu’ko·poi·et’ic (-ět’ĭk) adj.
leukorrhea leu·kor·rhe·a or leu·cor·rhe·a (lōō’kə-rē’ə) n. A thick, whitish discharge from the vagina or cervical canal. Also called leukorrhagia.
leukosarcoma leu·ko·sar·co·ma (lōō’kō-sär-kō’mə) n. A type of lymphoma characterized by large numbers of abnormal lymphocyte precursors in the blood. Also called leukolymphosarcoma.
leukosarcomatosis leu·ko·sar·co·ma·to·sis (lōō’kō-sär-kō’mə-tō’sĭs) n. A condition characterized by numerous widespread sarcomas composed of leukemic cells and by the presence of leukemic cells in the blood.
[loo-koh-sis] /luˈkoʊ sɪs/ noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. any of several diseases occurring chiefly in chickens, involving proliferation of the leukocytes and characterized by paralysis, blindness, formation of tumors in the internal organs, and bone calcification. leukosis leu·ko·sis (lōō-kō’sĭs) n. The abnormal proliferation of one or more of the leukopoietic tissues.