lymphocytosis
noun Etymology: New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary lymphocyte Date: 1896 an increase in the number of lymphocytes in the blood usually associated with chronic infections or inflammations

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  • Lymphocytosis — vgl. Lymphozytose …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • lymphocytosis — [lim΄fō sī tō′sis] n. [ModL: see LYMPHOCYTE + OSIS] a condition characterized by an increase in the number of lymphocytes in the blood, as in acute or chronic infection lymphocytotic [lim΄fō sītät′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Lymphocytosis — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Lymphocytosis ICD10 = ICD10|D|72|8|d|70 ICD9 = ICD9|288.8 Caption = ICDO = OMIM = DiseasesDB = 7678 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D008218 Lymphocytosis is an increase in the number or… …   Wikipedia

  • Lymphocytosis — Too many lymphocytes, a finding that may be a marker for infection or disease. * * * A form of actual or relative leukocytosis in which there is an increase in the number of lymphocytes. SYN: lymphocythemia, lymphocytic leukocytosis. * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • lymphocytosis — n. an increase in the number of lymphocytes in the blood. Lymphocytosis may occur in a wide variety of diseases, including chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and infections due to viruses …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • lymphocytosis — lymphocytotic /lim foh suy tot ik/, adj. /lim feuh suy toh sis/, n. Pathol. an abnormal increase in the number of lymphocytes in the blood. [1895 1900; LYMPHOCYTE + OSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • lymphocytosis — noun An increase in the number or proportion of lymphocytes in the blood …   Wiktionary

  • lymphocytosis — n. abnormally large number of lymphocytes in the blood (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lymphocytosis — lym·pho·cy·to·sis …   English syllables

  • lymphocytosis — lym•pho•cy•to•sis [[t]ˌlɪm fə saɪˈtoʊ sɪs[/t]] n. pat an abnormal increase in the number of lymphocytes in the blood • Etymology: 1895–1900 lym pho•cy•tot′ic ˈtɒt ɪk adj …   From formal English to slang

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