Hyperleukocytosis in which there are considerable numbers of immature and young cells (especially in the granulocytic series); i.e., a “shift to the left” in the hemogram. SYN: hyperskeocytosis. [hyper- + G. neos, new, + kytos, cell, + -osis, condition]

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hy·per·neo·cy·to·sis (hi″pər-ne″o-si-toґsis) [hyper- + neocytosis] hyperleukocytosis in which excessive immature leukocytes are present.

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  • hyperskeocytosis — SYN: hyperneocytosis. [G. skaios, left, + kytos, cell, + osis, condition] …   Medical dictionary

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