leukosis

play
noun leu·ko·sis \lü-ˈkō-səs\

Definition of leukosis

plural

leukoses

play \lü-ˈkō-ˌsēz\
  1. :  leukemia; especially :  any of various leukemic diseases of poultry

Origin and Etymology of leukosis

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

leukosis

noun leu·ko·sis
variants: or chiefly British

leucosis

\lü-ˈkō-səs\play

Medical Definition of leukosis

plural

leukoses

or chiefly British

coses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  leukemia; especially :  any of various leukemic diseases of poultry

leukotic

or chiefly British

leucotic

\-ˈkät-ik\play adjective

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