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leukemia US English

A malignant progressive disease in which the bone marrow and other blood-forming organs produce increased numbers of immature or abnormal leukocytes. These suppress the production of normal blood cells, leading to anemia and other symptoms

acute myeloid leukaemia US English

A type of leukaemia characterized by the abnormal proliferation in the bone marrow of white blood cells of granulocytic lineage and having a short duration of time between onset and death if untreated.

myelomonocytic leukemia in myelomonocytic US English

Consisting of or relating to myelocytes (or granulocytes) and monocytes and their precursors. Especially in myelomonocytic leukemia.