chloroma

noun
chlo·​ro·​ma | \ klə-ˈrō-mə How to pronounce chloroma (audio) \
plural chloromas also chloromata\ -​mət-​ə How to pronounce chloromata (audio) \

Medical Definition of chloroma

: a leukemic condition marked by the formation of usually green-colored tumors composed of myeloid tissue also : one of these tumors

Other Words from chloroma

chloromatous \ -​ˈräm-​ət-​əs How to pronounce chloromatous (audio) \ adjective

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“Chloroma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chloroma. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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