chronic myelogenous leukemia

Pronunciation: (KRAH-nik MY-eh-LAH-jeh-nus loo-KEE-mee-uh)

A slowly progressing disease in which too many white blood cells (not lymphocytes) are made in the bone marrow. Also called chronic granulocytic leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia, and CML.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Date last modified: 2008-11-14LeukemiaLeucemia