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hairy cell leukemia

noun
  1. a form of cancer in which abnormal cells with many hairlike cytoplasmic projections appear in the bone marrow, liver, spleen, and blood.
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hairy cell leukemia in Medicine

hairy cell leukemia

n.
  1. A lymphocytic leukemia, usually originating with B cells, and characterized by splenomegaly and cells with a ciliated appearance in the spleen, bone marrow, liver, and blood.leukemic reticuloendotheliosis
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