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myeloid

División en sílabas: my·e·loid
Pronunciación: /ˈmīəˌloid
 
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Definición de myeloid en inglés:

adjetivo

1Of or relating to bone marrow.
Example sentences
  • As in our case, the severity of peripheral neutropenia did not correlate with the cellularity of the bone marrow myeloid compartment.
  • A bone marrow biopsy can rule out other chronic myeloid disorders.
  • The bone marrow was markedly hypocellular with leftshifted myeloid maturation.
1.1(Of leukemia) characterized by the proliferation of cells originating in the bone marrow.
Example sentences
  • Missing are the chapters on non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and acute myeloid leukaemia.
  • The disorders are characterised by overactive production of blood cells and can lead to thrombosis, haemorrhage or acute myeloid leukaemia.
  • In clinical trials the white blood cell counts of 88% of patients with chronic myeloid leukaemia returned to normal.
2Of or relating to the spinal cord.

Origen

mid 19th century: from Greek muelos 'marrow' + -oid.

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