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Noun: leucaemia
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: leukemia)
  1. Malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; characterized by abnormal proliferation of leukocytes; one of the four major types of cancer
    - leukemia [N. Amer], leukaemia [Brit, Cdn], cancer of the blood

Derived forms: leucaemias

Type of: cancer, malignant neoplastic disease

Encyclopedia: Leucaemia