myeloid

adjective
my·​e·​loid | \ ˈmī-ə-ˌlȯid How to pronounce myeloid (audio) \

Definition of myeloid

: of, relating to, or resembling bone marrow

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Madi was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in January 2018. Dana Hunsinger Benbow, Indianapolis Star, "Colts' Pierre Desir, Kenny Moore help pay for teen volleyball player's funeral," 18 July 2019 Madi was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in January 2018. Dana Hunsinger Benbow, Indianapolis Star, "Colts' Pierre Desir, Kenny Moore help pay for teen volleyball player's funeral," 18 July 2019 The outgoing, joyful boy from Montgomery, Texas, had been battling first optic glioma and then acute myeloid leukemia. Tracy Maness, Houston Chronicle, "Cellular Life Solutions expands, helps those fighting for their lives," 15 Aug. 2019 In 2017, three groups, including Kharas’s, independently showed that eliminating the enzyme that places m6A on mRNA kills tumor cells in acute myeloid leukemia. Ken Garber, Science | AAAS, "Hidden layer of gene control influences everything from cancer to memory," 1 July 2019 Madi was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in January 2018. Dana Hunsinger Benbow, Indianapolis Star, "Colts' Pierre Desir, Kenny Moore help pay for teen volleyball player's funeral," 18 July 2019 Madi was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in January 2018. Dana Hunsinger Benbow, Indianapolis Star, "Colts' Pierre Desir, Kenny Moore help pay for teen volleyball player's funeral," 18 July 2019 O’Neill was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia in 2008 and her liver was failing. Heidi Stevens, chicagotribune.com, "Column: Her 14-year-old daughter’s liver saved another woman’s life. Now their friendship offers a road map through grief.," 16 July 2019 Moore was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in January 2018 and declared cancer-free after a stem cell transplant last August, according to the IndyStar. Torrey Hart, SI.com, "High School Volleyball Player Who Announced Colts' Draft Picks Dies of Cancer," 16 July 2019

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First Known Use of myeloid

1853, in the meaning defined above

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myeloid

adjective
my·​e·​loid | \ ˈmī-ə-ˌlȯid How to pronounce myeloid (audio) \

Medical Definition of myeloid

1 : of or relating to the spinal cord
2 : of, relating to, or resembling bone marrow

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