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Glossary: acute myelogenous leukemia, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

acute myelogenous leukemia

(uh-KYOOT MY-eh-LAH-jeh-nus loo-KEE-mee-uh)

An aggressive (fast-growing) disease in which too many myeloblasts (immature white blood cells that are not lymphoblasts) are found in the bone marrow and blood. Also called acute myeloblastic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, acute nonlymphocytic leukemia, AML, and ANLL.

2009-02-26

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