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erythroleukaemia

Line breaks: erythro|leu¦kae¦mia
Pronunciation: /ɪˌrɪθrə(ʊ)luːˈkiːmɪə
 
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(US erythroleukemia)

Definition of erythroleukaemia in English:

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
A rare acute form of leukaemia in which there is proliferation of immature red and white blood cells.
Example sentences
  • According to the recent World Health Organization classification, acute erythroid leukemias are divided into erythroleukemia and pure erythroid leukemia, based on the presence or absence of a significant myeloid component.
  • Several autoimmune phenomena, including autoimmune hemolytic anemia and positive rheumatoid factor, have been reported in patients with erythroleukemia.
  • No membrane expression of E-cadherin was present in any of the 14 bone marrow biopsy specimens from patients with erythroleukemia.

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