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1. leukocytosis

noun. an abnormal increase in the number of white blood cells in the blood as a result of infection (as in leukemia).

Synonyms

  • leucocytosis
  • blood disease

Antonyms

  • hypervolemia

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Example sentences of the word leukocytosis


1. Noun, singular or mass
A baby born to a mother with chorioamnionitis may have leukocytosis if she is born with an infection and her body is trying to fight off invading bacteria.

2.
Verb, past participle
Even a mild infection can be serious if you have
leukocytosis**, because your body can’t fight off the infection.

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