leukemoid

adjective
leu·​ke·​moid | \ lü-ˈkē-ˌmȯid How to pronounce leukemoid (audio) \

Definition of leukemoid

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

First Known Use of leukemoid

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Leukemoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leukemoid. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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leukemoid

adjective
leu·​ke·​moid
variants: or chiefly British leukaemoid \ lü-​ˈkē-​mȯid How to pronounce leukaemoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of leukemoid

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

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