Meaning of LEUKEMIA in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ lü-ˈkē-mē-ə ]


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

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.