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 ...
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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 (American English) or leukaemia (British English) (from the Greek leukos λεύκος - white, and haima αίμα - blood) is a type of cancer of the blood or bone marrow characterized by an abnormal increase of immature white blood cells called "blasts". Leukemia is a broad term covering ...
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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 (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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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 d...
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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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[journal] Leukemia is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the Nature Publishing Group. The journal was established in 1987 by Nicole Muller-Bérat Killman and Sven-Aage Killman, and is currently edited by Muller-Bérat Killmann. The journal publishes research on all aspects of leuke...
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1) A cancerous disease of the blood forming organs 2) Cancer 3) Cancer of the blood 4) Cancerous disease, involving an increase in white blood cells and a decrease in red blood cells 5) Leucaemia 6) Leukaemia 7) Malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tis...
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Cancer of white blood cells.
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