chronic myeloid leukemia


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chronic myeloid leukemia

[′krän·ik ′mī·ə‚loid lü′kem·ē·ə]
(medicine)
A form of leukemia in which immature granulocytes are predominant and the life expectancy is 1-20 years or more.
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