my·​e·​log·​e·​nous | \ ˌmī-ə-ˈlä-jə-nəs How to pronounce myelogenous (audio) \

Definition of myelogenous

: of, relating to, originating in, or produced by the bone marrow myelogenous sarcoma

Examples of myelogenous in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Craig Thompson, the president and CEO of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, recently launched Agios Pharmaceuticals, which is testing drugs against a mutant enzyme that drives metabolism in acute myelogenous leukemia. Jessica Wapner, Newsweek, 17 July 2017

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First Known Use of myelogenous

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for myelogenous

borrowed from German myelogen, from myelo- myelo- + -gen -genous

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The first known use of myelogenous was in 1875

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“Myelogenous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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my·​e·​log·​e·​nous | \ ˌmī-ə-ˈläj-ə-nəs How to pronounce myelogenous (audio) \
variants: also myelogenic \ ˌmī-​ə-​lə-​ˈjen-​ik How to pronounce myelogenous (audio) \

Medical Definition of myelogenous

: of, relating to, originating in, or produced by the bone marrow myelogenous sarcoma


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