Meaning of LEUKEMIA in English

LEUKEMIA

leu ‧ ke ‧ mi ‧ a BrE AmE ( also leukaemia British English ) /luːˈkiːmiə/ noun [uncountable]

[ Date: 1800-1900 ; Language: Greek ; Origin: leukos 'white' + -aimia (from haima 'blood' ) ]

a type of ↑ cancer of the blood, that causes weakness and sometimes death

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