Definition of mononucleosis in English:


Syllabification: mon·o·nu·cle·o·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌmänōˌn(y)o͞oklēˈōsəs


1An abnormally high proportion of monocytes in the blood.
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  • Common benign causes include adenoviral illness in children, mononucleosis, and some pharmaceuticals, and these can usually be identified with a careful history and examination.
  • The flu gave way to mononucleosis and finally chronic fatigue syndrome, which sidelined him for several months.
  • These white blood cells help fight viral infections, and an increased number of ‘atypical’ lymphocytes usually indicates current infection with mononucleosis.
1.1 short for infectious mononucleosis. Also called mono.

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