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[loo-koh-sahy-toh-sis] /ˌlu koʊ saɪˈtoʊ sɪs/

noun, Physiology, Pathology.
an increase in the number of white blood cells in the blood.

leukocytosis leu·ko·cy·to·sis or leu·co·cy·to·sis (lōō’kə-sī-tō’sĭs)
n. pl. leu·ko·cy·to·ses (-sēz)
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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