leukemoid

adjective leu·ke·moid \ lü-ˈkē-ˌmȯid \

Definition of leukemoid

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

First Known Use of leukemoid

1926

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leukemoid

adjective leu·ke·moid
variants: or chiefly British leukaemoid play \lü-ˈkē-mȯid\

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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