leukapheresis

noun

leu·​ka·​phe·​re·​sis ˌlü-kə-fə-ˈrē-səs How to pronounce leukapheresis (audio)
plural leukaphereses -ˌsēz How to pronounce leukapheresis (audio)
: apheresis used to remove white blood cells (as in the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia)

called also leukopheresis

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“Leukapheresis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leukapheresis. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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