myelocytic leukemia
noun see myelogenous leukemia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • myelocytic leukemia — n MYELOGENOUS LEUKEMIA * * * myelogenous l …   Medical dictionary

  • myelocytic leukemia — noun a malignant neoplasm of blood forming tissues; marked by proliferation of myelocytes and their presence in the blood • Syn: ↑granulocytic leukemia • Hypernyms: ↑leukemia, ↑leukaemia, ↑leucaemia, ↑cancer of the blood • Hyponyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • chronic myelocytic leukemia — noun chronic leukemia characterized by granular leukocytes; more common in older people • Syn: ↑myeloid leukemia • Hypernyms: ↑myelocytic leukemia, ↑granulocytic leukemia, ↑chronic leukemia * * * see chronic myelogenous leukemia …   Useful english dictionary

  • acute myelocytic leukemia — noun acute leukemia characterized by proliferation of granular leukocytes; most common in adolescents and young adults • Syn: ↑acute myeloid leukemia • Hypernyms: ↑myelocytic leukemia, ↑granulocytic leukemia, ↑acute leukemia …   Useful english dictionary

  • chronic myelocytic leukemia — chronic myelogenous leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia chronic granulocytic l …   Medical dictionary

  • acute myelocytic leukemia — acute myelogenous l …   Medical dictionary

  • leukemia — noun malignant neoplasm of blood forming tissues; characterized by abnormal proliferation of leukocytes; one of the four major types of cancer • Syn: ↑leukaemia, ↑leucaemia, ↑cancer of the blood • Hypernyms: ↑cancer, ↑malignant neoplastic disease …   Useful english dictionary

  • leukemia — Progressive proliferation of abnormal leukocytes found in hemopoietic tissues, other organs, and usually in the blood in increased numbers. L. is classified by the dominant cell type, and by duration from onset to death. This occurs in acute l.… …   Medical dictionary

  • granulocytic leukemia — noun a malignant neoplasm of blood forming tissues; marked by proliferation of myelocytes and their presence in the blood • Syn: ↑myelocytic leukemia • Hypernyms: ↑leukemia, ↑leukaemia, ↑leucaemia, ↑cancer of the blood • Hyponyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acute myelogenous leukemia — 1. Abbreviated AML. Also called acute myeloid leukemia or acute nonlymphocytic leukemia (ANLL). A quickly progressive malignant disease in which there are too many immature blood forming cells in the blood and bone marrow, the cells being… …   Medical dictionary

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