Medical Definition of Leukemoid
1. Resembling leukaemia in various signs and symptoms, especially with reference to changes in the circulating blood. See: leukemoid reaction. Origin: Leukaemia + G. Eidos, resemblance (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Leukemoid
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1. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Lewellys Franklin Barker, Milton Howard Fussell, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"... and leukemoid Diseases) We must now consider a group of diseases concerning which a vast deal of confusion prevails in medical writings, for the reason ..."
2. The Clinical Diagnosis of Internal Diseases by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1916)
"... find one or two markedly enlarged glands that are characteristically painless. 2. The So-called leukemoid Diseases Under this heading are included (a) ..."