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leukaemia

/luːˈkiːmɪə/
noun
1.
an acute or chronic disease characterized by a gross proliferation of leucocytes, which crowd into the bone marrow, spleen, lymph nodes, etc, and suppress the blood-forming apparatus
Word Origin
C19: from leuco- + Greek haima blood
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n.

alternative spelling of leukemia.

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