leukemogenesis

noun

leu·​ke·​mo·​gen·​e·​sis lü-ˌkē-mə-ˈje-nə-səs How to pronounce leukemogenesis (audio)
: induction or production of leukemia
leukemogenic adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of leukemogenesis was in 1942

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“Leukemogenesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leukemogenesis. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

leukemogenesis

noun
leu·​ke·​mo·​gen·​e·​sis
variants or chiefly British leukaemogenesis
plural leukemogeneses -ˌsēz How to pronounce leukemogenesis (audio)
: induction or production of leukemia
leukemogenic adjective
or chiefly British leukaemogenic
leukemogenicity noun
or chiefly British leukaemogenicity
plural leukemogenicities
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