myelo-


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myelo-

or myel-
pref.
1. Spinal cord: myelitis.
2. Bone marrow: myeloma.

[New Latin, from Greek muelos, marrow, probably from mūs, muscle; see mūs- in Indo-European roots.]

myelo-

prefix
a avariant of myel-

myelo-

a combining form meaning “marrow,” “of the spinal cord”: myelocyte.
[comb. form representing Greek myelós marrow]
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Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) or bone marrow transplantation (BMT) has become an essential treatment for many patients with malignant and non-malignant haematological diseases including acute and chronic leukaemia aplastic anaemia myelo- dysplastic syndromes and lymphomas.
It showed enhanced myelo-, erythro-, and thrombopoesis with slight lymphopenia but no leukemic cells.