Also my·e·log·e·nous [mahy-uh-loj-uh-nuh s] /ˌmaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ə nəs/.

Origin of myelogenic

First recorded in 1875–80; myelo- + -genic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for myelogenous

Historical Examples of myelogenous

  • The leukocyte count is high, but lower than in the myelogenous type.

  • Eosinophil myelocytes are almost constantly present in myelogenous leukæmia and in anæmia pseudolymphatica infantum.

  • (c) They are decreased in chronic lymphatic leukemia, and greatly increased in the myelogenous form.

  • A notable increase is limited almost exclusively to myelogenous leukemia, where they are sometimes very numerous.

  • Their presence in the blood in considerable numbers is diagnostic of myelogenous leukemia.

myelogenous in Medicine


  1. Produced by or originating in the bone marrow.
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