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leukocytosis

leu·ko·cy·to·sis

leukocytosis

 
pronunciation:
lu ko saI to sihs
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part of speech: noun
definition: a large temporary increase in the number of white blood cells in the blood, due esp. to infection or pregnancy rather than leukemia.
derivation: leukocytotic (adj.)
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The word leukocytosis contains the following parts:
leuk, leuko, leuc, leuco Greek root that means white, colorless