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leukemid

Pronunciation: lu-ke'mid

Definition: Any nonspecific type of cutaneous lesion that is frequently associated with leukemia, but is not a localized accumulation of leukemic cells; petechiae, vesicles, wheals, bullae, hematomas, and the lesions of exfoliative dermatitis and herpes zoster.

[leuko- + G. haima, blood, + id (1)]

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