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blast crisis

noun

Medical Definition of BLAST CRISIS

:  the terminal stage of chronic myelogenous leukemia that is characterized by a marked increase in the proportion of blast cells, by fever and pain in the bones, and by increased severity of anemia, thrombocytopenia, and splenomegaly—called also blastic crisis

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July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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