leucaemia


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to leucaemia: leukaemia
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leucaemia - malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissuesleucaemia - malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; characterized by abnormal proliferation of leukocytes; one of the four major types of cancer
cancer, malignant neoplastic disease - any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
acute leukemia - rapidly progressing leukemia
chronic leukemia - slowly progressing leukemia
lymphocytic leukemia - leukemia characterized by enlargement of lymphoid tissues and lymphocytic cells in the circulating blood
histiocytic leukaemia, histiocytic leukemia, monoblastic leukaemia, monoblastic leukemia, monocytic leukaemia, monocytic leukemia - leukemia characterized by the proliferation of monocytes and monoblasts in the blood
myeloblastic leukemia - a malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; characterized by numerous myeloblasts in the blood stream
granulocytic leukemia, myelocytic leukemia - a malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; marked by proliferation of myelocytes and their presence in the blood
References in periodicals archive ?
Myeloma and leucaemia lymphatica plasma cellularis.
Eisenlohr, "Leucaemia lienalis, lymphatica et medullaris mit multiplen Gehirnnervenlahmungen," Anatomie und Physiologie und fur Klinische Medizin (Virchows Arch), vol.
Pakistan was currently engaged in constructing 200-bed Jinnah General Hospital and Leucaemia Center in Kabul, another hospital in Logar and a Kidney Center in Jalalabad.