leukemoid


leu·ke·moid

adjective \-ˌmid\

Definition of LEUKEMOID

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

First Known Use of LEUKEMOID

1926

leu·ke·moid

adjective    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LEUKEMOID

: resembling leukemia but not involving the same changes in the blood-forming organs <a leukemoid reaction in malaria>

Variants of LEUKEMOID

leu·ke·moid or chiefly British leu·kae·moid \lü-ˈkē-mid\

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