leukemic

adjective
leu·​ke·​mic
variants: or chiefly British leukaemic \ lü-​ˈkē-​mik How to pronounce leukemic (audio) \

Medical Definition of leukemic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of, relating to, or affected by leukemia leukemic mice
2 : characterized by an increase in white blood cells leukemic blood

leukemic

noun
variants: or chiefly British leukaemic

Medical Definition of leukemic (Entry 2 of 2)

: an individual affected with leukemia

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“Leukemic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leukemic. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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