chronic granulocytic leukemia

A slowly progressing disease in which too many white blood cells (not lymphocytes) are made in the bone marrow. Also called chronic myelogenous leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia, and CML.

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  • Chronic granulocytic leukemia — is a slowly progressing disease in which too many white blood cells (not lymphocytes) are made in the bone marrow. Also called chronic myelogenous leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia, and CML. External links * [http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/db… …   Wikipedia

  • chronic granulocytic leukemia — n CHRONIC MYELOGENOUS LEUKEMIA * * * chronic leukemia of the myelogenous type, occurring mainly between the ages of 25 and 60 years, usually associated with a Philadelphia chromosome. The major clinical manifestations of malaise,… …   Medical dictionary

  • chronic granulocytic leukemia — see chronic myelogenous leukemia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chronic myelogenous leukemia — Classification and external resources The Philadelphia chromosome as seen by metaphase FISH. ICD 10 C92.1 …   Wikipedia

  • chronic myelogenous leukemia — n myelogenous leukemia that is marked by an abnormal increase in mature and immature granulocytes (as neutrophils, eosinophils, and myelocytes) esp. in bone marrow and blood, that is characterized by fatigue, weakness, loss of appetite, spleen… …   Medical dictionary

  • chronic myelogenous leukemia — also chronic myeloid leukemia or chronic myelocytic leukemia : myelogenous leukemia that is marked by an abnormal increase in mature and immature granulocytes (as neutrophils, eosinophils, and myelocytes) especially in bone marrow and blood, that …   Useful english dictionary

  • chronic myelogenous leukemia — CML. A slowly progressing disease in which too many white blood cells (not lymphocytes) are made in the bone marrow. Also called CML, chronic granulocytic leukemia, and chronic myeloid leukemia …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • chronic myeloid leukemia — CML. A slowly progressing disease in which too many white blood cells (not lymphocytes) are made in the bone marrow. Also called chronic myelogenous leukemia, CML, and chronic granulocytic leukemia …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Chronic neutrophilic leukemia — Classification and external resources ICD 9 205.1 ICD O: M9963/3 …   Wikipedia

  • chronic myelocytic leukemia — chronic myelogenous leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia chronic granulocytic l …   Medical dictionary

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