stem cell leukemia n.
A form of leukemia characterized by abnormal cells that are very poorly differentiated but that are considered to be precursors of lymphoblasts, myeloblasts, or monoblasts. Also called embryonal leukemia.
noun, Skiing. 1. a turn made by stemming one ski and then bringing the other parallel to it during the turn.
noun 1. (in medieval Germany) any of the independent duchies corresponding in part to areas of tribal settlement and preserving some elements of tribal social structure.
- Stem-end rot
[stem-end] /ˈstɛmˌɛnd/ noun, Plant Pathology. 1. a disease of fruits characterized by discoloration, shriveling, and decay of the stem and adjacent parts of the fruit and caused by any of several fungi of the genera Diplodia and Phomopsis.
- Stem ginger
noun 1. the choice pieces of the underground stem of the ginger plant, which are crystallized or preserved in syrup and eaten as a sweetmeat