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myeloid

[ mahy-uh-loid ]

adjective

, Anatomy.
  1. pertaining to the spinal cord.
  2. having characteristics of marrow; marrowlike.
  3. pertaining to marrow.


myeloid

/ ˈmaɪɪˌlɔɪd /

adjective

  1. of or relating to the spinal cord or the bone marrow


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Word History and Origins

Origin of myeloid1

First recorded in 1855–60; myel- + -oid
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Example Sentences

Gleevec treats myeloid leukemia and has turned a terminal disease into a chronic one for many patients.

Diagnosed with refractory acute myeloid leukemia at age 7, Sam was very brave but also very sick.

Sidney Harman died last night of complications from acute myeloid leukemia at the young age of almost 93.

In most cases the tumour is of the myeloid type—myeloma; in others new bone is formed in its substance—osteo-sarcoma.

They consider the typical blood change an intense myeloid reaction of the blood.

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