granulocytic leukemia


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Related to granulocytic leukemia: myelogenous, granulocytic sarcoma
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Noun1.granulocytic leukemia - a malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; marked by proliferation of myelocytes and their presence in the blood
cancer of the blood, leucaemia, leukaemia, leukemia - malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; characterized by abnormal proliferation of leukocytes; one of the four major types of cancer
acute myelocytic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia - acute leukemia characterized by proliferation of granular leukocytes; most common in adolescents and young adults
chronic myelocytic leukemia, myeloid leukemia - chronic leukemia characterized by granular leukocytes; more common in older people
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Acute myeloid leukemia is also known as acute myelogenous leukemia, acute myeloblastic leukemia, acute granulocytic leukemia, or acute non-lymphocytic leukemia.
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A minute chromosome in human chronic granulocytic leukemia.

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