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Medical Term:

mixed leukemia

Definition

term infrequently used as a designation for granulocytic leukemia, thereby emphasizing the occurrence of different types of cells in the myeloid series (neutrophilic, eosinophilic, and basophilic granulocytes), in contrast to the comparatively monotonous pattern observed in lymphocytic and monocytic leukemia.

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