an acute or chronic disease characterized by a gross proliferation of leucocytes, which crowd into the bone marrow, spleen, lymph nodes, etc, and suppress the blood-forming apparatus
alternative spelling of leukemia.
leukapheresis leu·ka·phe·re·sis (lōō’kə-fə-rē’sĭs) n. The removal of a quantity of white blood cells from the blood of a donor with the remaining portions of the blood retransfused into the donor.
[loo-kuh s] /ˈlu kəs/ noun 1. . /ˈluːkəs/ noun 1. another name for Levkás
- Leukemia cutis
leukemia cutis leukemia cu·tis (kyōō’tĭs) n. Leukemia characterized by sometimes nodular yellow-brown, red, blue-red, or purple skin lesions, associated with infiltrations or accumulations of leukemic cells in the skin.
[loo-kee-mee-uh] /luˈki mi ə/ noun, Pathology. 1. any of several cancers of the bone marrow that prevent the normal manufacture of red and white blood cells and platelets, resulting in anemia, increased susceptibility to infection, and impaired blood clotting. adj. also leukaemic, 1852; see leukemia + -ic. n. 1851, on model of German Leukämie (1848), […]