TITLE

leukemia

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1227
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "leukemia" is presented. It refers to a class of hematological malignacies in which hematological malignancies in which immortal clones of immature blood cells multiply at the expense of normal blood cells. The term is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21234027

 

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