Definition of reticuloendotheliosis in English:


Syllabification: re·tic·u·lo·en·do·the·li·o·sis
Pronunciation: /riˌtikyəˌlōˌendōˌTHēlēˈōsəs


  • Overgrowth of some part of the reticuloendothelial system, causing isolated swelling of the bone marrow and in severe cases the destruction of the bones of the skull.
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    • A molecular analysis of the new form of the virus in the United States and in Australia shows the integration of a retrovirus, avian reticuloendotheliosis virus, into its genome.
    • Testing of free-ranging greater and Attwater's prairie chickens for reticuloendotheliosis is recommended prior to translocation or release.
    • A patient with leukemic reticuloendotheliosis had splenomegaly, neutropenia, and a severe underproduction anemia.

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