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Medical Term:

myeloblastic leukemia


a form of granulocytic leukemia in which there are large numbers of myeloblasts in various tissues (and organs) and in the circulating blood; the immature forms may amount to 30–60% (or even a greater proportion) of the increased total number of white blood cells. Used synonymously with acute granulocytic leukemia.

Synonym(s): leukemic myelosis2

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