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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: ă-mī′ĕ-lō′ik, ă-mī-ĕ-lon′ik

Definition: In hematology, sometimes used to indicate the absence of bone marrow or the lack of functional participation of bone marrow in hemopoiesis.

Synonym(s): amyelous

[G. a- priv. + myelos, marrow]

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