Sometimes used as a synonym for myelogenous; for example, acute myeloid leukemia and acute myelogenous leukemia are the same disease.

Cancer that arises in plasma cells, a type of white blood cell.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • myelogenous — Having to do with, produced by, or resembling the bone marrow. Sometimes used as a synonym for myeloid; for example, acute myeloid leukemia and acute myelogenous leukemia are the same disease …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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