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hairy cell leukemia

noun

Definition of HAIRY CELL LEUKEMIA

:  a chronic leukemia that is usually of B cell origin and is characterized by malignant cells with a ciliated appearance

First Known Use of HAIRY CELL LEUKEMIA

1970
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hairy cell leukemia

noun

Medical Definition of HAIRY CELL LEUKEMIA

:  a chronic leukemia that is usually of B cell origin and is characterized by malignant cells with a ciliated appearance that replace bone marrow and infiltrate the spleen causing splenomegaly

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