[lim-fuh-sahy-toh-sis] /ˌlɪm fə saɪˈtoʊ sɪs/

noun, Pathology.
an abnormal increase in the number of in the blood.
an abnormally large number of lymphocytes in the blood: often found in diseases such as glandular fever and smallpox

lymphocytosis lym·pho·cy·to·sis (lĭm’fō-sī-tō’sĭs)
A condition marked by an abnormal increase in the number of lymphocytes in the bloodstream, usually resulting from infection or inflammation. Also called lymphocythemia, lymphocytic leukocytosis.
lym’pho·cy·tot’ic (-tŏt’ĭk) adj.


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