leukaemia, nonlymphocytic, acutemedical dictionary

Acute leukaemia distinguished from acute lymphocytic leukaemia (all) by the morphology of the marrow and blood leukaemic cells. Cytoplasmic granules are usually present and the nucleus is usually large and irregular. Anll is more common in adults than all and occurs at any age.

American spelling: leukemia, nonlymphocytic, acute

(12 Dec 1998)