Definition of Lymphocytosis

1. Noun. An abnormal increase in the number of lymphocytes in the circulating blood.

Generic synonyms: Blood Disease, Blood Disorder

Definition of Lymphocytosis

1. Noun. (medicine) An increase in the number or proportion of lymphocytes in the blood. ¹

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Definition of Lymphocytosis

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Medical Definition of Lymphocytosis

1. A condition in which the blood contains an unusually high number of normal lymphocytes. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lymphocytosis

lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus
lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia
lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis
lymphocytic leukaemia
lymphocytic leukemia
lymphocytic leukemoid reaction
lymphocytic leukocytosis
lymphocytic leukopenia
lymphocytic lymphoma
lymphocytic thyroiditis
lymphocytosis (current term)
lymphocytotoxic antibodies
lymphoepithelial cyst

Literary usage of Lymphocytosis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Physical Diagnosis by Richard Clarke Cabot (1909)
"Occasionally lymphocytosis occurs in rickets, hereditary syphilis, and anything ... lymphocytosis is of value chiefly in the differentiation of lymphatic ..."

2. A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis by Means of Microscopical and Chemical by Charles Edmund Simon (1904)
"But, as I have pointed out, there is evidence to show that the lymphocytes also may follow the laws of chemotaxis, and that an active lymphocytosis mav ..."

3. Clinical Hematology: A Practical Guide to the Examination of the Blood with by John C. DaCosta (1901)
"Relative lymphocytosis involves simply a gain in the percentage of ... Absolute lymphocytosis, on the other hand, is characterized by an increase above ..."

4. The Clinical Pathology of the Blood of Domesticated Animals by Samuel Howard Burnett (1917)
"lymphocytosis In the young the lymphocytes are generally present in greater numbers than in adults. In puppies 3-20 days old, there were 20.8-30.7% while ..."

5. A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis by Means of Microscopic and Chemical Methods by Charles Edmund Simon (1907)
"Under pathological conditions lymphocytosis is more common in children than in adults, ... lymphocytosis of this order is notably seen in rickets, ..."

6. A Handbook of Medical Diagnosis: For the Use of Practitioners and Students by James Cornelius Wilson (1915)
"A relative lymphocytosis due to diminution of the polynuclear elements has been recorded in ... A lymphocytosis is sometimes observed in Hodgkin's disease, ..."

7. Syphilis; a Treatise for Practitioners by Edward Loughborough Keyes (1908)
"The lymphocytosis of syphilis is due to the disease itself (toxemia), ... Th1s lymphocytosis is very frequent in certain conditions that have nothing to do ..."

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