leukemia

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /luˈkimiə/

Noun[change]

Singular
leukemia

Plural
leukemias

  1. (US) (medicine), (uncountable) Leukemia is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow where you have too many blood cells (usually white blood cells).
  2. (US) (medicine), (countable) A leukemia is any certain kind or type of cancer that affects the tissue that makes blood.

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