megakaryocytic leukemia

[mĕg′ə-kăr′ē-ō-sĭtĭk]

n.

Myelopoietic disease characterized by the proliferation of megakaryocytes in the bone marrow and sometimes by the presence of a considerable number of megakaryocytes in the blood.

Nearby words

  1. megahertz,
  2. megahit,
  3. megajoule,
  4. megakaryoblast,
  5. megakaryocyte,
  6. megal-,
  7. megalecithal,
  8. megalesia,
  9. megalgia,
  10. megalith


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