Definition of Chronic lymphocytic leukemia

1. Noun. Chronic leukemia characterized by lymphoblast-like cells; more common in older men.

Generic synonyms: Chronic Leukemia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

chronic hyperventilation syndrome
chronic idiopathic jaundice
chronic idiopathic xanthomatosis
chronic illness
chronic inflammation
chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
chronic inflammatory polyneuropathy
chronic interstitial hepatitis
chronic interstitial hypertrophic neuropathy
chronic interstitial salpingitis
chronic kidney failure
chronic leukaemia
chronic leukemia
chronic lymphadenoid thyroiditis
chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
chronic lymphocytic leukemia (current term)
chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis
chronic malaria
chronic mountain sickness
chronic myelocytic leukemia
chronic myeloid leukaemia
chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia
chronic nephritis
chronic nonleukaemic myelosis
chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases
chronic pancreatitis
chronic pancreatitis: surgical treatment
chronic persistent hepatitis
chronic persisting hepatitis

Literary usage of Chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Leukemia: A Research Report edited by Barry Leonard (1998)
"chronic lymphocytic leukemia chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a cancer in which lymphocytes multiply very slowly but in a poorly regulated manner, ..."

2. Gulf War And Health by Institute of Medicine (2005)
"Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) affects children more frequently than adults, while chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) affects only adults, mostly over the ..."

3. Assessment of the Scientific Information for the Radiation Exposure by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"There were few cases of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) in the Japanese population independent of radiation exposure, so CLL was excluded from later ..."

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