Definition of reticuloendotheliosis in English:

reticuloendotheliosis

noun

Medicine
  • [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.’

Pronunciation:

reticuloendotheliosis

/rɪˌtɪkjʊləʊɛndə(ʊ)ˈθiːlɪəʊsɪs/