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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Leukemia" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Leukemia
Leukemia (American English) or leukaemia (British English) /luːˈkiːmiːə/ is a group of cancers that usually begin in the bone marrow and result in high numbers of abnormal white blood cells.[ - See link

 

Leukemia in Spanish is Leucemia
La leucemia (del griego λευκός /leukós/ ‘blanco’, y αἷμα /aima/ ‘sangre’) es un grupo de enfermedades malignas de la médula ósea (cáncer hematológico ) que provoca un aumento descontrolado de leucocitos en la misma. Sin embargo, en algunos tipos de leucemias también pueden afectarse cualquiera de los precursores de las diferentes líneas celulares de la médula ósea, como los precursores mieloides, monocíticos, eritroides o megacariocíticos. Las células cancerosas impiden que se produzcan glóbulos rojos, plaquetas y glóbulos blancos maduros (leucocitos) saludables. Entonces, se pueden presentar síntomas potencialmente mortales a medida que disminuyen las células sanguíneas normales. Las células cancerosas se pueden propagar al torrente sanguíneo y a los ganglios linfáticos. También pueden viajar al cerebro y a la médula espinal (el sistema nervioso central) y otras partes del cuerpo. - See link

 

More information about Leukemia in other websites
Definition of Leukemia in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Leukemia in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Leukemia - See link.
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