Related formsleu·ke·mic, adjectivean·ti·leu·ke·mic, adjective, noun
Examples from the Web for leukemia
Sadly, though she folded more than 1,000 cranes, she died of leukemia on October 25, 1955.Truman’s Grandson & Japan’s A-Bomb Survivors: A Story of Reconciliation|Clifton Truman Daniel|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last year the FDA approved its use for another kind of leukemia that affects children.
Now Kenneth was Allie; his "heart troubles" were leukemia; he died at 11, not 12.What the Leaked J.D. Salinger Stories Reveal About the Author|Andrew Romano|November 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Jack had another daughter who died of leukemia in 1977 when she was 14 years old.
Kekua, the story went, died of leukemia; she was diagnosed with the disease after a nasty car accident.Listen Here: Voicemails From Manti Te’o’s ‘Girlfriend’|Lizzie Crocker|January 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It occurs in well-marked cases of pernicious anemia and leukemia, and, much less commonly, in very severe symptomatic anemias.
They occur most abundantly in malaria, leukemia, and pernicious anemia.
Pseudoleukemia, because of its clinical similarity to lymphatic leukemia, is generally described along with leukemia.
Pathologically, normoblasts occur in severe symptomatic anemia, leukemia, and pernicious anemia.
Medicine definitions for leukemia
Related formsleu•ke′mic adj.
Science definitions for leukemia
Culture definitions for leukemia
A kind of cancer in which the number of white blood cells in the blood greatly increases. Leukemia usually spreads to the spleen, liver, lymph nodes, and other areas of the body, causing destruction of tissues and often resulting in death.