chlorolymphosarcoma

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chlorolymphosarcoma

[-lim′fōsärkō′mə] pl. chlorolymphosarcomas, chlorolymphosarcomata
Etymology: Gk, chloros + L, lympha, water; Gk, sarx, flesh, oma, tumor
a greenish neoplasm of myeloid tissue occurring in patients with myelogenous leukemia. The mononuclear cells in the peripheral blood are believed to be lymphocytes rather than myeloblasts, such as found with chloroma.

chloroma, chlorolymphosarcoma

a malignant, green-colored tumor arising from myeloid tissue, associated with myelogenous leukemia, and occurring anywhere in the body. See also granulocytic sarcoma, eosinophilic leukemia.
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