Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A disease characterized by a large excess of the white corpuscles of the blood, with hypertrophy of the spleen or the lymphatic glands, or changes in the bone-marrow. It is usually fatal. Also called leucocythemia.

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Examples

  • The area suffers from elevated deaths due to leucemia and cancerous tumors thought to be linked to findings of the highly toxic Cesium 137, Mercury and other poisonous substances contaminating the land, river and sea.

    Nuking the Mediterranean, Ships of Poison

  • Durante il soggiorno in America l'allenatore Jin muore di leucemia, ma solo Todo viene a saperlo.

    Tokyo Toshokan

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