lymphocytic leukemia

noun
|Updated on: 17 Aug 2018

Definition of lymphocytic leukemia

: leukemia of either of two types marked by an abnormal increase in the number of white blood cells (such as lymphocytes) which accumulate especially in bone marrow, lymphoid tissue, and circulating blood called also lymphatic leukemia

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1956

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lymphocytic leukemia

noun
variants: also lymphatic leukemia or lymphoid leukemia

medical Definition of lymphocytic leukemia

: leukemia of either of two types marked by an abnormal increase in the number of white blood cells (as lymphocytes) which accumulate in bone marrow, lymphoid tissue (as of the lymph nodes and spleen), and circulating blood — see acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia

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