leukemia

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Leukemia

[journal] Leukemia is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the Nature Publishing Group. It was established in 1987 by Nicole Muller-Bérat Killman and Sven-Aage Killman, and is currently edited by Muller-Bérat Killmann. The journal covers research on all aspects of leukemia. ==Abstracting and indexing== The journal is abstracted an...
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leukemia

[n] - malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues
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leukemia

Progressive, malignant disease of the blood-forming organs, characterized by distorted proliferation and development of leucocytes and their precursors in the bone marrow and blood.
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Leukemia

Cancer of the blood. White blood cells may be produced in excessive amounts and are unable to work properly which weakens the immune system.
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Leukemia

Our Leukemia Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Leukemia Leukemia: Cancer of the blood cells. The growth and development of the blood cells are abnormal. Strictly speaking, leukemia should refer only to cancer of the white blood cells (the leukocytes) but in practice it can apply to malignancy of any cellul...
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leukemia

Synonym for leukaemia ... <haematology> An acute or chronic disease of unknown cause in man and other warm blooded animals that involves the blood forming organs, is characterised by an abnormal increase in the number of leucocytes in the tissues of the body with or without a corresponding increase of those in the circulating blood and is cla...
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leukemia

leukaemia noun malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; characterized by abnormal proliferation of leukocytes; one of the four major types of cancer
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leukemia

(loo-ke´me-ә) a progressive, malignant disease of the blood-forming organs, characterized by distorted proliferation and development of leukocytes and their precursors in the blood and bone marrow. It is accompanied by a reduced number of erythrocytes and platelets, resulting in anemia and increased susceptibility...
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leukemia

a cancer of the blood-forming tissues characterized by a large increase in the numbers of white blood cells (leukocytes) in the circulation or bone ... [12 related articles]
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leukemia

leukemia 1. The malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; characterized by abnormal proliferation of leukocytes; one of the four major types of cancer. 2. Cancer of the blood cells. Strictly speaking, leukemia should refer only to cancer of the white blood cells (the leukocytes) but in practice it can apply to malignancy of any cellular element...
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leukemia

leucocythemia, leukemia, leukemic, leukaemia, leukaemic A disease in which the white corpuscles of the blood are largely increased in number, and there is an enlargement of the spleen, or the lymphatic glands; leuchaemia.
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leukemia

Contents • Types of leukemia • Who is at risk for leukemia? • Signs and symptoms • Diagnosis • Treatment Any of a group of cancers in which the bone marrow and other blood-forming tissues produce abnormal numbers of immature or defective leukocytes (white blood cells). ...
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leukemia

leukemia (lOOkē'mēu) , cancerous disorder of the blood-forming tissues (bone marrow, lymphatics, liver, spleen) characterized by excessive production of immature or mature leukocytes (white blood cells; see blood) and consequently a crowding-out of red blood cells and platelets. It w...
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leukemia

Type: Term Pronunciation: lū-kē′mē-ă Definitions: 1. Progressive proliferation of abnormal leukocytes found in hemopoietic tissues, other organs, and usually in the blood in increased numbers. Leukemia is classified by the dominant cell type, and by duration from onset to death. This occurs in acute leukemia within a few m...
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leukemia

Cancer that starts in blood-forming tissue such as the bone marrow and causes large numbers of blood cells to be produced and enter the bloodstream.
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leukemia

Cancer of white blood cells.
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