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

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  • acute myelogenous 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 myeloid leukemia, and acute nonlymphocytic leukemia …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • 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 …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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