leukemic


leukemic
Pertaining to, or having the characteristics of, any form of leukemia.

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leu·ke·mic or chiefly Brit leu·kae·mic lü-'kē-mik adj
1) of, relating to, or affected by leukemia <\leukemic mice>
2) characterized by an increase in white blood cells <\leukemic blood>
leukemic or chiefly Brit leukaemic n an individual affected with leukemia

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • leukemic — (adj.) also leukaemic, 1852; see LEUKEMIA (Cf. leukemia) + IC (Cf. ic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • leukemic — adjective or noun see leukemia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • leukemic — See leukemia. * * * …   Universalium

  • leukemic — adjective Relating to leukemia …   Wiktionary

  • leukemic — adj. of or pertaining to leukemia; suffering from leukemia …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leukemic — leu·ke·mic …   English syllables

  • leukemic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • leukemic reticuloendotheliosis — /ri tik yeuh loh en doh thee lee oh sis/, Pathol. See hairy cell leukemia. [RETICUL(UM) + O + ENDOTHELI(UM) + OSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • leukemic hiatus — hiatus leukemicus a condition observed in acute myelogenous leukemia in which there are numerous myeloblasts and a number of mature neutrophils in the peripheral blood, with few or no intermediate forms …   Medical dictionary

  • 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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