HyperDic: leukemia

English > 1 sense of the word leukemia:
NOUNstateleukemia, leukaemia, leucaemia, cancer of the bloodmalignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues
leukemia > pronunciation
RhymesAbyssinia ... zinnia: 217 rhymes with iyah...
English > leukemia: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaningmalignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; characterized by abnormal proliferation of leukocytes; one of the four major types of cancer.
Synonymsleukaemia, leucaemia, cancer of the blood
Narroweracute leukemiarapidly progressing leukemia
chronic leukemiaslowly progressing leukemia
lymphocytic leukemialeukemia characterized by enlargement of lymphoid tissues and lymphocytic cells in the circulating blood
monocytic leukemia, monocytic leukaemia, monoblastic leukemia, monoblastic leukaemia, histiocytic leukemia, histiocytic leukaemialeukemia characterized by the proliferation of monocytes and monoblasts in the blood
myeloblastic leukemiaA malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues
myelocytic leukemia, granulocytic leukemiaA malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues
Broadercancer, malignant neoplastic diseaseAny malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division
Spanishleucaemia, leucemia
Catalanleucaemia, leucèmia

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