Definition of myeloid
: of, relating to, or resembling bone marrow
Recent Examples of myeloid from the Web
Valdes was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a rare, aggressive blood and bone marrow cancer.
One month ago, Wired.com reported that Amit Gupta, a 32-year-old Indian-American entrepreneur with acute myeloid leukemia, had 30 days to find a bone marrow donor.
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Origin and Etymology of myeloid
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1853
Medical Definition of myeloid
1: of or relating to the spinal cord
2: of, relating to, or resembling bone marrow
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