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[mass noun] 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.
- ‘A patient with leukemic reticuloendotheliosis had splenomegaly, neutropenia, and a severe underproduction anemia.’
- ‘Testing of free-ranging greater and Attwater's prairie chickens for reticuloendotheliosis is recommended prior to translocation or release.’
- ‘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.’
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