Leuchaemia
Leuchaemia \Leu*ch[ae]"mi*a\ (l[-u]*k[=e]"m[i^]*[.a]), n. [NL., fr. Gr. leyko`s white + a"i^ma blood.] (Med.) See {Leucocyth[ae]mia}. -- {Leu*ch[ae]m"ic} (l[-u]*k[e^]m"[i^]k), a. [Written also {leuk[ae]mia}, {leuk[ae]mic}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Leuchaemic — Leuchaemia Leu*ch[ae] mi*a (l[ u]*k[=e] m[i^]*[.a]), n. [NL., fr. Gr. leyko s white + a i^ma blood.] (Med.) See {Leucocyth[ae]mia}. {Leu*ch[ae]m ic} (l[ u]*k[e^]m [i^]k), a. [Written also {leuk[ae]mia}, {leuk[ae]mic}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leukaemia — Leuchaemia Leu*ch[ae] mi*a (l[ u]*k[=e] m[i^]*[.a]), n. [NL., fr. Gr. leyko s white + a i^ma blood.] (Med.) See {Leucocyth[ae]mia}. {Leu*ch[ae]m ic} (l[ u]*k[e^]m [i^]k), a. [Written also {leuk[ae]mia}, {leuk[ae]mic}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leukaemic — Leuchaemia Leu*ch[ae] mi*a (l[ u]*k[=e] m[i^]*[.a]), n. [NL., fr. Gr. leyko s white + a i^ma blood.] (Med.) See {Leucocyth[ae]mia}. {Leu*ch[ae]m ic} (l[ u]*k[e^]m [i^]k), a. [Written also {leuk[ae]mia}, {leuk[ae]mic}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leukemia — leukemic, adj. /looh kee mee euh/, n. Pathol. any of several cancers of the bone marrow that prevent the normal manufacture of red and white blood cells and platelets, resulting in anemia, increased susceptibility to infection, and impaired blood …   Universalium

  • leukemia — leu•ke•mi•a [[t]luˈki mi ə[/t]] n. pat any of several cancers of the bone marrow characterized by an abnormal increase of white blood cells in the tissues • Etymology: earlier leuchaemia < G Leukӓmie (1848). See leuko , emia leu•ke′mic, adj. n …   From formal English to slang

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