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) \

Medical Definition of leukapheresis

: 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 30 Jul. 2021.

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