chronic leukemia


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chronic leukemia

[′krän·ik lü′kēm·e·ə]
(medicine)
A leukemia in which the life expectancy is prolonged; leukemias are classified as to acute or chronic, and according to the predominant cell type; the life expectancy is highly variable depending on the latter.
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