hyperneocytosismedical dictionary

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 haemogram.

Synonyms: hyperskeocytosis.

Origin: hyper-+ G. Neos, new, + kytos, cell, + -osis, condition

(05 Mar 2000)