acute myeloid leukemia
AML. A quickly progressing disease in which too many immature white blood cells (not lymphocytes) are found in the blood and bone marrow. Also called AML, acute myelogenous leukemia, and acute nonlymphocytic leukemia.

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  • Acute myelogenous leukemia — 1. Abbreviated AML. Also called acute myeloid leukemia or acute nonlymphocytic leukemia (ANLL). A quickly progressive malignant disease in which there are too many immature blood forming cells in the blood and bone marrow, the cells being… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Acute monocytic leukemia — Infobox Disease Name = Acute monocytic leukemia Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|C|93|0|c|81 ICD9 = ICD9|206.0 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D007948 Acute monocytic leukemia (AMoL, or AML M5)cite web… …   Wikipedia

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