granulocytic leukemia


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Related to granulocytic leukemia: myelogenous, granulocytic sarcoma

granulocytic leukemia

[¦gran·yə·lō¦sid·ik lü′kē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
A blood disease involving neoplastic transformation of granulocytes, principally the neutrophilic series. Also known as myelogenous leukemia; myeloid leukemia.
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