adjective Date: 1926 resembling leukemia but not involving the same changes in the blood-forming organs

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  • leukemoid — Resembling leukemia in various signs and symptoms, especially with reference to changes in the circulating blood. SEE ALSO: l. reaction. [leukemia + G. eidos, resemblance] * * * leu·ke·moid or chiefly Brit leu·kae·moid lü kē mȯid adj resembling… …   Medical dictionary

  • leukemoid — lüˈkēˌmȯid adjective Etymology: leukemia + oid : resembling leukemia but not involving the same changes in the blood forming organs a leukemoid reaction in malaria …   Useful english dictionary

  • leukemoid — adj. pertaining to leukemia, resembling leukemia (cancer of the bone marrow) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leukemoid — leu·ke·moid …   English syllables

  • Leukemoid reaction — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 30101 ICD10 = ICD10|D|72|8|d|70 ICD9 = ICD9|288.62 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 000575 eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D007955The term leukemoid reaction, also referred to as… …   Wikipedia

  • Leukemoid reaction — A benign condition in which the high number of white blood cells found in a blood test resembles the numbers seen in leukemia. For example, infectious mononucleosis can return blood test results with a leukemoid reaction. * * * A moderate,… …   Medical dictionary

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  • leukemic reaction — leukemoid reaction a peripheral blood picture resembling that of leukemia or indistinguishable from it on the basis of morphologic appearance alone, with leukocytosis of varying degrees and increased numbers of immature cells in circulation. It… …   Medical dictionary

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