histiocytosis (hist-i-oh-sy-toh-sis) n. any of a group of diseases in which there are abnormalities in histiocytes due to abnormal storage of fats, as in Gaucher's disease; inflammatory disorders, as in Langerhans cell histiocytosis; or malignant proliferation of histiocytes.
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