Meaning of LEUKEMIA in English



Pronunciation: lü- ' k ē -m ē - ə

Function: 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

– leu · ke · mic \ -mik \ adjective or noun

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