hairy cell leukemia

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hairy cell leukemia

also hair·y-cell leukemia  (hâr′ē-sĕl′)
n.
A rare, chronic form of leukemia characterized by accumulation in the bone marrow, spleen, and liver of B cells that have numerous hairlike surface projections.
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Nipent(R) is approved for patients with hairy-cell leukaemia.