chronic myelocytic leukemia

chronic myelogenous leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia chronic granulocytic l.

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  • 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

  • Chronic myelogenous leukemia — Classification and external resources The Philadelphia chromosome as seen by metaphase FISH. ICD 10 C92.1 …   Wikipedia

  • chronic myelogenous leukemia — n myelogenous leukemia that is marked by an abnormal increase in mature and immature granulocytes (as neutrophils, eosinophils, and myelocytes) esp. in bone marrow and blood, that is characterized by fatigue, weakness, loss of appetite, spleen… …   Medical dictionary

  • chronic myelogenous leukemia — also chronic myeloid leukemia or chronic myelocytic leukemia : myelogenous leukemia that is marked by an abnormal increase in mature and immature granulocytes (as neutrophils, eosinophils, and myelocytes) especially in bone marrow and blood, that …   Useful english dictionary

  • chronic granulocytic leukemia — n CHRONIC MYELOGENOUS LEUKEMIA * * * chronic leukemia of the myelogenous type, occurring mainly between the ages of 25 and 60 years, usually associated with a Philadelphia chromosome. The major clinical manifestations of malaise,… …   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 leukemia — noun slowly progressing leukemia • Hypernyms: ↑leukemia, ↑leukaemia, ↑leucaemia, ↑cancer of the blood • Hyponyms: ↑chronic lymphocytic leukemia, ↑chronic myelocytic leukemia, ↑myeloid leuk …   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

  • 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

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

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