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leukaemia


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leukaemia  \Leu*k[ae]"mi*a\  (l[-u]*k[=e]"m[i^]*[.a]),  n. 
  Leucocyth[ae]mia. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  leukaemia 
  n  :  malignant  neoplasm  of  blood-forming  tissues;  characterized 
  by  abnormal  proliferation  of  leukocytes;  one  of  the  four 
  major  types  of  cancer  [syn:  {leukemia},  {cancer  of  the 
  blood}] 




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