leucocytosis definition

  • noun:
    • an increasing white-blood cell matter, above the regular range.
    • the existence of an excessive range white corpuscles inside bloodstream, especially when merely caused by short-term factors and never created by grave condition.
    • The number, real or relative, of white corpuscles in certain specimen of blood, an excess becoming designated hyperleucocytosis, and several underneath the regular hypoleueocytosis or leucopenia.
    • an abnormal escalation in how many white-blood cells within the bloodstream as a result of infection (as in leukemia)

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