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leukaemia

noun [U] UK ( US leukemia)
 
 
/luːˈkiːmiə/
a serious disease in which a person's body produces too many white blood cellsCancerDisorders and diseases of the heart and blood
Translations of “leukaemia”
in Korean 백혈병…
in Arabic سَرطان الدَمّ (اللوكيميا)…
in French leucémie…
in Italian leucemia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 白血病…
in Russian лейкемия…
in Turkish kan kanseri, lösemi…
in Polish białaczka…
in Portuguese leucemia…
in German die Leukämie…
in Catalan leucèmia…
in Japanese 白血病…
in Chinese (Simplified) 白血病…
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