Lymphoblastic leukemia

lymphoblastic leukemia n.
Acute lymphocytic leukemia characterized by abnormal, often immature, lymphocytic cells or by the presence of unusually large numbers of immature lymphocytes occurring together with adult lymphocytes.


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