Leukocytosis is a raised white blood cell count (the leukocyte count) above the normal range in the blood. It is frequently a sign of an inflammatory response, most commonly the result of infection, and is observed in certain parasitic infections. It may also occur after strenuous exercise, convuls...
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[n] - an abnormal increase in the number of white blood cells in the blood as a result of infection (as in leukemia)
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Having abnormally high numbers of white blood cells, usually the result of a non-viral infection.
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Increased number of white blood cells in the blood.
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Leukocytosis: Increase in the number of white blood cells.
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A term used to describe an abnormal elevation on the white blood cell count. Normal white blood cell counts are variable with age and sex. Normal adult range is 4, 500 to 11,000 cells per cubic millimetre of blood. Slightly higher counts are seen in children. Elevated counts can be seen in cases of ...
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leucocytosis noun an abnormal increase in the number of white blood cells in the blood as a result of infection (as in leukemia)
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(loo″ko-si-to´sis) a transient increase in the number of leukocytes in the blood, due to various causes.
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abnormally high number of white blood cells (leukocytes) in the blood circulation, defined as more than 10,000 leukocytes per cubic millimetre of ... [2 related articles]
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Type: Term Pronunciation: lū′kō-sī-tō′sis Definitions: 1. An abnormally large number of leukocytes, as observed in acute infections, inflammation, hemorrhage, and other conditions. A white blood cell count of 10,000/mm3 (or more) usually indicates leukocytosis Most ex...
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Increase in the number of circulating white blood cells.
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1) Blood disease 2) Blood disorder 3) Leucocytosis
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