Meaning of LEUKEMIA in English

LEUKEMIA

noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1855 an acute or chronic disease in humans and other warm-blooded animals characterized by an abnormal increase in the number of white blood cells in the tissues and often in the blood, leukemic adjective or noun

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