[loo-kuh-pley-kee-uh] /ˌlu kəˈpleɪ ki ə/
a disorder of a mucous membrane characterized by one or more white patches, occurring most commonly on the cheek, tongue, vulva, or penis: often medically insignificant but sometimes becoming malignant.
leukoplasia leu·ko·pla·sia (lōō’kə-plā’zhə, -zhē-ə, -zē-ə)
leukoplakia leu·ko·pla·ki·a (lōō’kə-plā’kē-ə)
A condition characterized by white spots or patches on mucous membranes, especially of the mouth and vulva. Also called leukoplasia, smoker’s patch, smoker’s tongue.
[loo-koh-poi-ee-sis] /ˌlu koʊ pɔɪˈi sɪs/ noun 1. the formation and development of white blood cells. leukopoiesis leu·ko·poi·e·sis (lōō’kō-poi-ē’sĭs) n. The formation and development of the various types of white blood cells. Also called leukocytopoiesis. leu’ko·poi·et’ic (-ět’ĭk) adj.
leukorrhea leu·kor·rhe·a or leu·cor·rhe·a (lōō’kə-rē’ə) n. A thick, whitish discharge from the vagina or cervical canal. Also called leukorrhagia.
leukosarcoma leu·ko·sar·co·ma (lōō’kō-sär-kō’mə) n. A type of lymphoma characterized by large numbers of abnormal lymphocyte precursors in the blood. Also called leukolymphosarcoma.
leukosarcomatosis leu·ko·sar·co·ma·to·sis (lōō’kō-sär-kō’mə-tō’sĭs) n. A condition characterized by numerous widespread sarcomas composed of leukemic cells and by the presence of leukemic cells in the blood.