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Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

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Definition of the noun acute lymphocytic leukemia

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  1. acute leukemia characterized by proliferation of immature lymphoblast-like cells in bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, and blood; most common in children

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Google previewCancer Dictionary (2004)

by Henry A. Rose

Also called acute lymphocytic leukemia. acute lymphocytic leukemia (lim-fo-SIT- ik loo-KEE-mee-a) ALL. A quickly progressing disease in which too many immature white blood cells (called lymphoblasts) are found in the blood and bone ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) N. rapidly progressive malignancy of the bloodforming tissues, characterized by proliferation of immature ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2011)

by Manfred Schwab

growth squamous cell cancer, osteosarcoma, multiple myeloma, intraocular lymphoma, follicular center lymphoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, neuroblastoma, B- lineage acute lymphocytic leukemia, B-chronic lymphocytic leukemia, non- Hodgkin ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - Elsevieron VitalSource (2016)

by Mosby

acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), also called acute lymphoblastic leukemia. See also chronic lymphocytic leukemia. acute myelitis, a sudden, severe inflammation of the spinal cord with a ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society (2015)

by Graham A. Colditz

risk of acute myeloid leukemia and some studies suggesting links between benzene exposure and childhood leukemia, acute lymphocytic leukemia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, nonHodgkin's lymphoma, and multiple myeloma (adults).

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

common acute lymphocytic leukemia. CALLA Abbreviation for 1. common acute lymphoblastic leukemia antigen; 2. common acute lymphocytic leukemia antigen. Callose A ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of School Psychology (2005)

by Steven W. Lee

acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), also known as acute lymphoblastic leukemia; (2) and acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), also known as acute myeloid leukemia, acute myelocytic leukemia, and ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

Also called acute lymphocytic leukemia. n observations: The disease has a sudden onset and rapid progression marked by fever, pallor, anorexia, fatigue, anemia, hemorrhage, bone pain, splenomegaly, and recurrent infection. Blood and ...

Google previewInverted Medical Dictionary, Second Edition (1991)

by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek

ALG antilymphocyte globulin alk alkaline ALK-P alkaline phosphatase ALL acute lymphocytic leukemia ALM acral lentiginous melanoma ALMI anterolateral myocardial infarction ALP alkaline phosphatase ALS amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; ...

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