Definition of reticuloendotheliosis in English:

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reticuloendotheliosis

Pronunciation: /rɪˌtɪkjʊləʊɛndə(ʊ)ˈθiːlɪəʊsɪs/

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
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.
Example sentences
  • 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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