leukemic reticuloendotheliosis

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leukemic reticuloendotheliosis

[lü¦kēm·ik re‚tik·yə·lō‚en·dō‚thē·lē′ō·səs]
(medicine)
A rare, usually chronic disorder characterized by proliferation of hairy cells, probably B lymphocytes, in reticuloendothelial organs and blood. Also known as hairy cell leukemia.
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